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Plumbing Heating & Gas

Plumbing Heating & Gas

For people new to the industry to professionals needing additional qualifications we have a course for you. Our plumbing courses are taught at levels 1, 2, and 3. You can also complete an intermediate or advanced apprenticeship in plumbing, or an advanced apprenticeship in gas installation allowing you to earn money while working with an employer and gaining your professional qualifications with us. From basic skills in plumbing (such as site preparation; plumbing science; and copper pipework) to professional qualifications. Students often progress up through our courses before entering the workforce. It’s also possible after this to progress to a level 3 National Diploma before undertaking a level 4 or 5 (university level) Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment.

Who are Leicester College’s plumbing heating and gas courses for?

Our plumbing and gas courses are suitable both for school leavers as well as older people and/or those with some experience in the industry. The appropriate level for you will be decided based on your prior qualifications and work experience – many learners stay with us for two or more years to develop their skills to the required level for employment. If you are aged 16 to 19 and don’t yet have your English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above, these subjects will be an essential part of your study programme. All courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to work as a professional plumber or qualified gas engineer.

Further Information

Work experience will form an essential part of your course. You will be required to purchase personal protective equipment, a toolkit and stationery. Site visits and trips to trade shows form part of the vocational enrichment of the course. All courses involve a mixture of practical and theoretical assessment. You will pass the course by demonstrating your skills both in exams as well as in your practical work.

Construction Skills Diploma Level 1 (BSE Pathway) – C7865

Course Code: C7865

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Start your journey in the construction industry with this fantastic course. You'll learn about all areas of the industry, which will allow you to discover the parts you love. Then springboard your career with a further course in a specialised area.

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Plumbing Technical Certificate level 2 – C0360

Course Code: C0360

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Enrol onto this course if you are interested in a career as a plumber. You will gain a high level of occupational skills and increase your understanding of important aspects within the plumbing sector which will help you to pursue further qualifications to get closer to your dream job.

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T Level Building Services Engineering – Plumbing, Heating and Gas Specialism – C7261

Course Code: C7261

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 2 years
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

As the country's infrastructure develops there's more demand for plumbing experts to work in diverse environments, including residential homes, commercial buildings, and industrial facilities. Our T level aims to give you the skills to diagnose issues, develop solutions, and implement repairs efficiently, which will be taught both at college and during your industry placement.

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BPEC Domestic Gas Foundation Certificate of Achievement – C0399

Course Code: C0399

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 10 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    6.5 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

BPEC Gas Foundation is a bespoke service and maintenance training programme. The engineer at the end of this training will be suitably skilled to undertake a Core Gas Safety Assessment (separate course). Installation skills will be gained during training but the substantive skills will be learned onsite with a Gas Safe operative (provided by learner). […]

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Plumbing Diploma level 2 – C0508

Course Code: C0508

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 10 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    7 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Upskill your CV or kickstart your career in the plumbing industry with our evening course. Working around your daily commitments, this course will allow you to underpin the skills of becoming a plumber and help you towards a new career. You will be taught by industry-experienced teaching staff in our advanced construction facilities.

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ACS CCN1 Plus 3/4 Elements (Re-Assess) – C0379

Course Code: C0379

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    14 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 week
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Complete this mandatory assessment for gas safe registered installers, allowing you to continue your gas safe registration. You can also choose to complete other elements to broaden your scope of work, including Gas Safety or Liquid Gas, helping you apply for a wider range of engineering opportunities.

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ACS CCN1 Plus 3/4 Elements (Re-Assess) – C0379

Course Code: C0379

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    14 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 week
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Complete this mandatory assessment for gas safe registered installers, allowing you to continue your gas safe registration. You can also choose to complete other elements to broaden your scope of work, including Gas Safety or Liquid Gas, helping you apply for a wider range of engineering opportunities.

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ACS Core Gas Safety Initial 3-day Training – C7521

Course Code: C7521

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    12 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 week
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Advance your career and your business with our 3 day Core Gas Safety course. Here's the opportunity to continue to develop your skills and training with our bespoke teaching in installation, service and maintenance. Covering a wide range of plumbing and gas repairs, you will recap areas and learn new techniques.

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ACS Core Gas Safety Initial 3-day Training – C7521

Course Code: C7521

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    12 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 week
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Advance your career and your business with our 3 day Core Gas Safety course. Here's the opportunity to continue to develop your skills and training with our bespoke teaching in installation, service and maintenance. Covering a wide range of plumbing and gas repairs, you will recap areas and learn new techniques.

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