This course is for students who wish to work in the plumbing industry in preparation for an apprenticeship.
This course is designed for 16-18 year old and adult learners, the course will include a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step, this could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers. For 16-18 year old learners this will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience.
The course can lead onto the Level 3 in Plumbing, an Apprenticeship or an NVQ if employed within the plumbing industry.
• 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including maths/English and a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in maths or English.
• Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.
This course involves industry related practical workshop skills and exam based theory work.
Practical skills include:
• Copper Work
• Installation of Bathrooms Hot Water Cylinders
• Plastic Pipe Work
Theory work includes:
• Scientific Principles
• Central Heating
• Hot Water Installation
• Cold Water Installation
• Site Preparation
• Above ground damage
All LMC students will receive tutorial support. Students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional English and Maths qualifications or GCSE mathematics and English if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects.
If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study maths and/or English GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of Maths & English Functional Skills.
Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant maths and English qualifications to support progression into further or higher education, training or employment.
This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including assignments, practical performance, projects, portfolio presentation, exam and course work.
On completion of this course you will receive BPEC Level 2 Foundation Diploma in Plumbing and Heating that links to the apprenticeship programme.
I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience of animals with students and seeing a learners journey as they make progress.
Studying on the business course at LMC will open up numerous doors for your future, so if you can see business as a key part of your future and are prepared to seize every opportunity, our course will be the most amazing thing you ever sign up for.
Come and join us here as LMC! You’ll gain new skills, use industry standard equipment, be taught by a dedicated team of specialists who are passionate about educating you to a higher skills level, so that you can gain an Apprenticeship or full time employment.
The best thing about our courses is that the teaching team have excellent industry experience with up-to-date equipment and materials. We are also very focused on all of our students achieving and being successful in their chosen careers.
I really enjoy passing on my joinery experiences and skills to the students, as well watching them develop into good citizens.
I teach a subject that I am passionate about and transfer my knowledge and skills to our students. I also work with an amazing team, every day is different and a unique challenge - the job is never boring!