• Construction
  • August
  • Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • Plumbing
  • SCQF Level 5


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Intro to the course:

This City and Guilds Diploma in Plumbing is suitable for those who wish to follow this as a career. This course introduces learners to general workplace health and safety, plumbing skills and the safe use of hand-tools and equipment, In addition, this Diploma develops knowledge and understanding of plumbing; practical, technical and transferable skills; oral, written and evaluation abilities; resource management; problem solving and planning; organisational and communication skills.

SCQF Level 5

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

  • Learners who may have just left or about to leave school 
  • Mature candidates who may have been out of education for a long period of time and are seeking a recognised qualification 
  • Individuals who are seeking national recognition of their achievements

What will I study?

Health and safety in construction

Common plumbing services 

Domestic cold water services 

Domestic hot water services 

Next step course options

NC Built Environment

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of this award will be ongoing through a combination of practical work and knowledge assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

There are many opportunities in the construction Sector for those who are enthusiastic and appropriately trained. The ability to problem solve, work as a team and install, maintain and service plumbing and heating systems effectively will enhance your employment opportunities within the industry.

Where can this course lead?

Modern Apprentice Plumbing 

Employment in the general Construction sector or Semi-skilled labourer.

What are the entry requirements?

No formal entry requirements however and interest in construction would be advantageous.

What are the interview arrangements?


Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for full time:

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds.

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Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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Study mode Full-Time Start date 26/08/2024 Duration 1 year
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