Getting Ready for your Plumbing Course


We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our department in both June, for Summer College, and in September when your course starts.

This page has been made so that you start to discover some of the exciting topics, activities, and work you’ll be doing on your course as you work towards your career or university.

Be sure to check out our new Emerging Technologies Centre and Institute for Enhanced Curriculum – two new facilities that will really help you to get ahead in your plans.

If you have any questions about your course, please get in touch: admissions@farn-ct.ac.uk. Why not follow us on social media to find out what else is happening around the College? We’re on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Meet your teachers

Clive Hodge

Assistant Principal – Construction and Engineering

Industry Experience: Electrical Engineer working across Europe and London
Best thing about working at Aldershot:
The first-class facilities and working where everybody wants to help you
Recommended Tool Brand:

Malcolm Tyler

Programme Manager

Industry Experience: Ran my own business working on new build construction sites and domestic properties
Best thing about working at Aldershot: Seeing students develop technical skills and personal confidence
Favourite Construction Project: Dome Theatre

Kirsty Walton-Clark

Lecturer in Plumbing

Industry Experience: Installation and maintenance of renewable technologies and plumbing
Best thing about working at Aldershot: Feeling like I am creating the next generation of great plumbers and seeing students succeeding in a good career
Favourite Construction Project: Working on two four-bed detached houses

Summer bridging projects

These projects have been designed to bring you up to speed for your course and for us to see where you skills are. Please read through them carefully, and enjoy taking part!

Plumbing Project

Click to download:

Plumbing Project

Plumbing courses at Farnborough

  • Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies
  • Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies

Blog activity

Get ahead with your course and try new skills between now and September.

The Challenge

Create either a blog, powerpoint/prezzi presentation, or video based on one of the topics you’ll be learning on your course. Click through to the ‘Studies Include’ section of your chosen course to see a list of options. Bring that topic to life by creating some content to introduce it!

For example, Level 1 Plumbing covers Environmental and Sustainability Measures. You could make a blog, presentation, or video about the techniques used in modern plumbing that help to save water and protect the environment.

Send your completed work to discover@farn-ct.ac.uk. We look forward to seeing your work!

Plumbing Quiz

Student Support

We look forward to seeing you soon!

There's still time to apply for September, apply today!
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