L1 Diploma in Building Services Studies (Electrical & Plumbing)

Further Details
Course Code
LP01486
Location
Deeside
Duration
Full Time, 1 Year ( 3 days per week)
Department
Plumbing
Start Date
05 Sep 2022
End Date
23 Jun 2023

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Course Overview
This course is for students who want to become Electricians or Plumbers in the Electrical Installation or Plumbing Industry. The programme will involve students attending theoretical classroom sessions to gain the underpinning knowledge and also attending practical sessions in our workshops.

The core curriculum will help learners to develop their confidence, knowledge, experience and skills in both Electrical and Plumbing and will be enrolled on City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Building Services Studies (7201-01).

Units consist of -

- Structure of the Construction Industry
- Fundamental Safe Working Practices (Health and Safety)
- Site Preparation
- Electrical Installation & Wiring & Terminations
- Ground Drainage
- Copper Pipework
- Plastic Pressure Pipework
- Installation, Repair & Maintenance of Plumbing Systems

A range of assessments will need to be completed which include -

- Practical Assessments in the workshop
- Written exams
- Online multiple choice exams
- Project work

Learners are also expected to complete either Essential Skills Wales, GCSE English & Maths and/or Digital Literacy depending upon their existing grades of Maths & English.

Learners will also be assigned a Progress Coach who will support them throughout their time on the programme and complete a PT programme with them. They will ensure that any ALN support is put in place before learners start and that any new support needs that may arise are incorporated into their programme to help them to succeed. The course is fully supported to meet individual needs and learning differences.

The programme is delivered over three days and will be a mixture of classroom & workshop.
Each learner will complete the WEST diagnostic assessments for literacy and numeracy. Students will work towards a range of units to help them achieve their qualification to support further progression into Further Education or Work-Based Learning.
4 GCSEs at grade E/2 or above including Maths, English Language or Welsh (1st Language), and Science.

Applicants must also have proof that they are not colour blind (this can be provided by results of a satisfactory colour vision test).

For all learners who are looking to progress onto this L1 course from Foundation Skills or Entry – you must have achieved your main qualification, progressed in Maths and English and hit all of the targets in your ILP.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
Learners will be supported to plan their next steps throughout the course. Progression could be to one of the following:

-A higher level course in a vocational area of your choice.
– Traineeship or apprenticeship programme.
-Employment.
-A community based programme.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see the attached equipment list for further information.
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