Are you currently in Year 11? Apply today to start your course this September!
This course is a great way to start your career in the plumbing & heating trade. You will develop basic skills in order to progress into further studies or employment, such as above ground drainage, fundamentals of pipework, safe working practices and more.
Your main challenge is to enjoy your work, take part in activities and try to make each piece of work better than the last. You will study the following:
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
Plastic pressure pipework
Low carbon steel pipework
Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
All LMC students will receive tutorial support and take a programme of Functional Skills including English & Maths.
LMC has guest speakers along with joint events for all students. There is also an excellent opportunity to take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) which gives learners opportunities for bonding and stepping outside of their comfort zones.
Upon course completion many of our students choose to progress onto the Plumbing & Heating Level 2 course, while some students choose to progress onto another Level 2 course in Construction, or an Apprenticeship.
As a professional plumber, you could develop your skills within the industry with further training in:
Heating, ventilation & air conditioning
Renewable energy technologies
Oil fired appliances
You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in this industry.
To study this course you must:
Have an enthusiasm for the subject area
Show a commitment to study
Be able to work independently
You must also have 3 GCSEs at grade G/1 or higher PLUS grade F/2 or higher in English & Maths.
All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional Skills English & Maths qualifications or GCSE English & Maths 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 English &/or Maths GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of English & Maths Functional Skills.
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.
If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.
For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Course code: A30043-A1A