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Plumbing NVQ Course Level 1

IMPORTANT - depending on your circumstances you may well qualify to be able to take your NVQ level 1 plumbing course FREE!

This 'entry level' NVQ plumbing course will equip the successful candidate with the basic knowledge required for them to find a trainee or junior position in employment, a necessity for anyone wishing to pursue a NVQ Level 2 or 3 plumbing course.

The Plumbing Course NVQ Level 1 course will normally take about four months, with the student attending for 2-3 hours each week.

 

During the course you will learn many basic aspects of domestic plumbing: layout and installation, hot and cold water systems, pipe bending, pipe jointing, sanitary plumbing (toilets and waste) and heating. The course will also teach you the principles of energy efficiency and health and safety in the workplace.

Having successfully completed the Plumbing Course NVQ Level 1, you will be familiar with basic health and safety regulations and be equipped with the necessary knowledge and competence to:

  • lay out, assemble and fabricate a basic piping system
  • maintain and repair a basic piping system
    install or 'plumb in' household appliances such as a dishwasher or washing machine
  • unblock pipework and drains
  • install, repair and maintain a roof rainwater system
  • work with plastic piping - there are particular things to consider when joining plastic piping to an existing drain system

Don't forget - depending on your circumstances you may well qualify to be able to take your NVQ level 1 plumbing course free!

Don't forget - depending on your circumstances you may well qualify to be able to take your NVQ level 1 plumbing course free!