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Plumbing NVQ Course Level 3

IMPORTANT - depending on your circumstances you may well qualify to be able to take your NVQ level 3 plumbing course FREE!

The Plumbing Course NVQ Level 3 is a one year plumbing course and may be done via full or part time attendance. You will need to check with your provider to see if they offer full time or part time or both.

Entry is not automatic to the plumbing course and potential students must be employed within the plumbing industry and also they will need to have achieved a Level 2 NVQ plumbing course. You will also most likely have to sit an aptitude test to ensure suitability for enrolment on the course.

 

Here is a brief outline of what successful completion of the Plumbing Course NVQ 3 will teach you::

  • how to design hot and cold water, central heating and sanitary systems
  • how to design, install and maintain a complex cold water system
  • how to design, install and maintain a complex hot water system
  • how to install and maintain a sanitation system
  • how to install and service a boiler or central heating system

To achieve the Plumbing Course NVQ Level 3 qualification the ACS Gas Safety assessment will also need to be completed.

To work with gas systems you will have to hold a gas safety certificate. The ACS assessments involve both practical and written work and usually take between two and three days.

Optional units for gas related work are:

  • designing a gas system to a standard which meets a customer's requirements
  • installing and testing the various components of a gas supply system
  • the commissioning and decommissioning of a gas supply system and the maintenance and effective operation of the gas supply system

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

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