Plumbing - an Introduction


26 Aug 2024


13 Jun 2025

This full time course follows a programme that is designed to introduce the entrant to the practical skills and technical knowledge of Hot and Cold Water Systems, Domestic Plumbing Systems, Weathering and Discharge Systems. Students will also have the opportunity to improve their knowledge in related Numeracy, Communications, IT, Measurement, Drawing, Sustainable Construction, Health and Safety and Core Skills. Work placement is encouraged to reinforce knowledge and skills obtained during training in college.

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Introduction to Plumbing at SCQF Level 5


Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College, plus work placement/experience.


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

Subject to an interview session and skills test.

Progression opportunities

This course is generally considered as a pre apprenticeship, with good opportunities to impress a potential employer through placement, allowing the participant to return to College through employment to join Plumbing: Modern Apprenticeship (SVQ3).


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