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Construction, Electrical and Plumbing

School Leaver / 16 - 18 yr Old Adults Vocational Courses

Plumbing - Level 1 & Level 2

If you want to progress in the construction industry as a plumber, this course is for you. The course offers introductory skills in a range of construction trades which include Bricklaying, Carpentry & Joinery and Plumbing.

  • Course Description

    In the summer term you will then specialise in plumbing and develop skills and knowledge which will enable you to progress in this specialist trade.

  • Entry Requirements

    You will need:

    • 3 GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or higher

    You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.

  • Course Length

    Full-time courses at the college are generally 3-4 days per week (you may be in an extra day if you are resitting English and/or Maths). All students are expected to complete study hours in the Learning Resource Centre and at least 30 hours work experience on top of their college hours.

  • Progression Opportunities

    What can I do after this course at CWA?

    The College of West Anglia offers many opportunities to continue studying from entry level through to degrees at University Centre West Anglia. Some of the courses available for those who have successfully completed this course include:

    • Plumbing -Level 2 (King's Lynn)
  • Course Fees
    Age Cost
    16-18 Free*
    19+ £900

    * Certain courses may have additional costs to cover trips or DBS checks, and for some courses you will be expected to purchase additional items such as uniform or equipment.

    Fee information

    Though this course is free for those aged 16-18, there may be additional fees related to the programme, such as additional equipment or uniform, trips, DBS checks and work placement costs. Further information will be sent to all applicants before enrolment.

    Find all the information you need about course fees and financial help below.

    Information on Fees and Financial Help

    Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan

    If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.

    Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.
  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    This is a two year course, where you will complete a level 1 in the first year and a level 2 in the second year.

    Students aged 16 to 18 who do not already have GCSE qualifications in maths and/or English at grades 4 (C) - 9 (A*) will take qualifications in English and/or maths as part of their vocational study programme - this is a government requirement.

    How is my course assessed?

    Progress and achievement is recorded throughout the year via practical assessments.

Starting 07/09/2020

King's Lynn

Full-Time

Duration 1 year

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