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Level 1 in Plumbing Studies

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length1 Year
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing05-09-2022
  5. Annual Fee£1740

Course Full

Applications for this programme are now closed for 22/23. If you would like any advice or guidance, please contact our Careers team on 01634 383636.

The Details

Our industry experienced tutors will guide you in learning more about cold and hot water plumbing, practical skills and plumbing science. You'll learn more about the construction industry, as well as the key health and safety needed on any construction site.

You'll also improve your communication, teamwork and maths skills - very important for your future career so you can calculate areas, materials and quotes for your projects!

This qualification is for those waiting to enter the plumbing industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto either our Level 2 & 3 Plumbing qualifications.

Other Important Info

You will need to purchase College coveralls, available at a discounted price through our uniform partners. You will also need to purchase protective boots.

All MidKent College students will continue studying English and maths until they are 19, or until they have achieved a Grade C/4. Your study programme will incorporate a Work Placement of up to 350 hours in a role relevant to your study. All students will have access to a Personal Tutor to support their personal and professional development.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade 2 or above, including English and maths at Grade 2 or above.

Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1105 careers interviews in 2020-2021! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Josh Badham

      I chose MidKent College as I always liked the look of plumbing and my sister came to MidKent as well and she said it was good. So far we have covered central heating, hot water, fitting steel and plastic radiators and then just learning about the different systems and plans for different boilers and cylinders. We do both practical ...