This qualification is for those who want to develop the skills and knowledge they learned at Level 2 to a more advanced level.
There are nine core units, which differ depending on the fuel type you work with. They include complex cold water systems, complex domestic hot water systems, central heating systems (boilers and controls), domestic gas supply systems (natural or LPG), plumbing studies practical tasks (gas) and plumbing studies practical tasks (oil).
You will be assessed by a mixture of practical activities and multiple-choice examinations.
In order to work as a qualified plumber you will need to progress onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship after completion of this course.
4 Cs or 4s including English and Maths and a relevant Level 2 Plumbing Qualification.
Students are expected to complete 34 hours of work experience.