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Level 3 in Plumbing

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length1 Year
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing05-09-2022
  5. Annual Fee£3345

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

The level 3 course is aimed at plumbing and heating engineers/operators in supervising roles at an advanced level, with work experience one of the entry requirements.

You will further develop the skills required for a successful career in the BSE (building services engineering) industry, including how to install complex hot and cold water systems, service heating and electrical systems, understand complex sanitation and drainage systems and lots more.

Other Important Info

  • You will spend slightly more time in the classroom than in the workshop, learning about complex BSE installations including planning, commissioning and sign-off
  • Final assessment is made through an online end test and practical evidence portfolio. Your progress will also be continuously monitored through assignments, activity reports and phase tests
  • This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

    Future Prospects

    Successful completion of the course will significantly improve your chances of a job in the BSE industry. Options include an apprenticeship or employment as a self-employed installer or service engineer.

    Entry Requirements

    Level 2 Technical Certificate in Plumbing Studies. English and Maths minimum grade 4 or equivalent

    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...

      Seon Finch

      We have covered health and safety, soldering, scaffolding etc and now we are going over everything to revise it. My favourite part so has been scaffolding which was fun. I also enjoyed hanging radiators. I have a work placement with a plumbing company and I have been working all over the place. It really helps me to ...