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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Electrical and Plumbing Level 1

Course code: G35D115
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Subject area: Electrical,Plumbing
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £200.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

The Level 1 Electrical and Plumbing course was designed to provide students with comprehensive knowledge and provide a foundation for practical skills required within plumbing, electrical installation, and the wider building service trades. The course is delivered by skilled and enthusiastic staff who have extensive industry experience. Due to the scope of the associated content and the nature of the construction industry, this course is delivered using a blend of workshop- based practical sessions as well as class-based theoretical sessions. Students on this course will develop the core knowledge required to potentially progress onto associated Level 2 programmes.

Why choose us

Herefordshire College has specialist construction workshops where courses are delivered by skilled and enthusiastic staff. The aim of this course is to build sound knowledge and practical skills in both trades to enable learners to progress, and succeed, on subsequent Level 2 electrical/plumbing programmes.

What you could do next

Following successful completion of this course, progression routes could include:

  • Level 2 Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation

  • Level 2 Technical Certificate in Plumbing

  • Level 2 Diploma in Property Maintenance

Key facts

Reflecting industry advancements, scheduled content is subject to change. Key modules would likely include:

  • Health and Safety

  • Working in Construction

  • Basic Electrical Practices

  • Electrical Installation Operations

  • Plumbing Skills

  • Pipework Skills

Assessment methods

There are no formal assessments within this course.

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GSCEs at grade 2, including English and maths or successful completion of a Foundation or Entry Level 3 qualification and good progress with English and maths.