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City & Guilds 7202 Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies (7202-01)

City & Guilds 7202 Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies (7202-01)

City & Guilds 7202 Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies (7202-01)


About this course

We are Cranbrook College offer City & Guilds course in Plumbing. This course will cover the

practical and job-related knowledge needed for those who want to work in the

plumbing industry.

The aim of the qualification is to provide a basic introduction to the plumbing sector.

Key Areas of Study
  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Fundamental safe working practices
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • Above ground drainage
  • Copper pipework
  • Plastic pressure pipework
  • Low carbon steel pipework
  • Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • Plumbing science

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry criteria are Functional Skills Entry 3 English and Maths. Where appropriate students will work towards Level 1 Functional Skills or will complete GCSE resits whilst completing the course especially if you are hoping to progress onto Level 2 programmes.

Assessment Method

Your course will be assessed by observation of your workshop practical activities by an assessor and also job knowledge will be assessed by you completing a written portfolio, demonstrating knowledge on the following: Plumbing systems

The assignment covers the skills and knowledge in the units. Are set by City & Guilds, delivered and marked by the tutor/assessor and will be externally verified by City & Guilds to make sure it is properly carried out.

Progression Opportunities

This level is suitable for beginners who want to get into Plumbing industry. After successful completion of this course you could go onto Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies or find an apprenticeship.

Study Methods

The course is 16 hours a week consisting of practical, theory and functional skills Maths and English and directed study.


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