This qualification is designed for learners who want to enter the plumbing industry, but who are not yet at the stage to study the Level 2 Plumbing qualification.
Within the course you will also further your knowledge in literacy and numeracy.
Students on this course will be invited to attend cross-college events that will develop their job skills. Examples of previous events students have attended are:
Drug awareness, prevent, stop smoking, CV writing, healthy eating, sports activities and many more through our student services, learning centre and enterprise.
Guest speakers from - Renlon, Rail track, NIC, NAPIT, JIB and ECA, educational and historical trips to brick manufacturers, Wealden and Down, Chatsworth House, Royal Pavilion, Hampton Court and Winsor Castle to name just a few.
Learners also attend exhibitions such as IFSEC, ELEX, NIC and London ExCel Centre.
Site visits - Contractors include Berkley Homes, Barratt Homes and Willmott-Dixon.
A significant number of 16-18 learners complete work experience through local employers and through college based projects, gaining relevant skills to increase their employability.
Enrichment activities such as a football tournament and league in Pulse Sports Centre for construction and electrical students with medals for runner ups and winners including a cup. Other activities include swimming, table tennis, and pool within the common room area.
Course Content and Job Skills
The course includes hands-on practical training and assessment in plumbing. You will use a variety of hand tools, equipment and materials. You will be working with both copper and plastic piping and learn to use various joints and plumbing systems.
This course is aimed to provide you with the necessary skills to carry out a wide range of work required to be a plumber.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Carshalton College has been an education provider in Sutton for over 60 years. We pride ourselves on offering high quality vocational education at all levels in a friendly and supportive environment. We are a major provider of Full Time, Part...
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