Foundation to T Level (Plumbing)
Prepare for the T Level Building Services Engineering (Plumbing) with a Level 2 Foundation year that covers all of the main skills and knowledge required to progress to further learning and training, or to enter the world of work within the plumbing industry.
This was the best study option for me. Having a couple of great tutors working alongside us is definitely one of the biggest positives.
The atmosphere at the open evening was inviting. The teachers have been the best help in aiding us to learn and I have enjoyed seeing how far I’ve come over the year.
This one-year T Level Foundation programme is designed to deliver the underlying principles and practical skills required to participate in the T Level Building Services Engineering (Plumbing), as well as getting an overview of the principles of plumbing, building technology and terminology used.
You will study the following mandatory content:
- Hot Water
- Cold Water
- Sanitation and Drainage
- Central Heating
- Health and Safety and Industry Practices
- Plumbing Processes
- Electrical and Scientific Principles
Five GCSE passes at grade 3 or above, to include Maths (4+) and English, or equivalent vocational qualification at merit grade, and Functional Skills Maths and English.
Good hand-eye coordination is desirable but not essential.
City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation (8202 -25)
The primary aim of this programme is to prepare you for participation in the T Level Building Services Engineering (Plumbing), an apprenticeship or an entry position with training in the plumbing industry.
You must successfully achieve the following assessments:
- One externally set, externally moderated assignment
- One externally set, externally marked exam, sat under examination conditions
You are expected to complete approximately 2 - 3 hours of self-study per week and take responsibility for your own independent learning and research.
There are no mandatory requirements for industry placements during the foundation year, however, you will undertake meaningful work-related activity involving employers during your programme.