LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College St Austell
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
12 September 2022
18 September 2023
12 September 2022
18 September 2023
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Construction
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Basic Plumbing Studies

A plumbing student welds a copper pipe This is a one-year Level 1 introductory course to plumbing, teaching you the essential health & safety practices you will need to work in a trade profession.

Often called upon in an emergency, if you can fix a leaking pipe, mend a broken toilet, or repair a central heating system, you will be hailed a hero. An experienced plumber should have the ability to work in a variety of different environments and during your time with us we will teach you the practical, hands-on skills and industry legislation to enable you to do this, either as an employee or running your own business.

We offer both full-time study and apprenticeship options for you to train to be a professional plumber. We offer this Level 1 introductory year if you do not have the required grades to start at Level 2.

LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College St Austell
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
12 September 2022
18 September 2023
12 September 2022
18 September 2023
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Construction
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

Practical skills such as cutting, bending and joining pipes and fittings, backed up by some classroom theory to introduce you to concepts of plumbing and heating systems and how they work. You will be assessed throughout the course on your practical work.

Entry requirements

Grade 3 in Maths and English or above.

Assessment

You can expect to be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course.

Progression

The full-time Level 2 programme or an apprenticeship.

Careers in this industry

- Plumbing engineer
- Plumbing and heating engineer
- Plumbing and drainage engineer
- Plumbing sales

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Practical skills such as cutting, bending and joining pipes and fittings, backed up by some classroom theory to introduce you to concepts of plumbing and heating systems and how they work. You will be assessed throughout the course on your practical work.

Grade 3 in Maths and English or above.

You can expect to be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course.

The full-time Level 2 programme or an apprenticeship. Careers in this industry - Plumbing engineer - Plumbing and heating engineer - Plumbing and drainage engineer - Plumbing sales

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Level - Level 1
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 12 September 2022
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  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 18 September 2023
  • Apply Now

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 12 September 2022
  • Apply Now

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 18 September 2023
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 10350-CAM-22, 10350-CAM-23, 10253-STA-22, 10253-STA-23

Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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