• Who is it suitable for? This qualification is suitable for candidates already working within the plumbing industry who want to gain a recognised qualification. Candidates should have previously completed a level 2 plumbing qualification. Successful completion of this level 3 qualification reflects the ability to identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to complete tasks and address problems that have a measure of complexity.

    What’s involved? Candidates will complete the following mandatory units along with 4 units from their chosen Environmental pathway option.

    Mandatory units include:

    • Understand how to organise resources within BSE
    • Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance Techniques.
    • Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques.
    • Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques.
    • Understand and carry out electrical work on domestic Plumbing and heating systems and components.
    • Understand and apply domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
    • Install, commission, service and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems

    Where might it lead? On completion of this qualification candidates may progress into employment as a qualified Plumber.

    Course duration Approximately 9 week’s full time equivalent at PGL to complete the college based assessments. The time it takes to complete the workplace portfolio will vary per candidate. (Please speak with an adviser for current attendance options)

    Delivery method A mixture of prior home study, classroom revision and workshop practical training and assessments. Development of a portfolio in a working environment

    Assessment methods Practical assessments, written assignments, online exams, workplace assessments, documented evidence of ‘real life’ jobs and witness testimonials.

    Entry requirements Must be working within the plumbing industry. Must have prior knowledge and experience of plumbing, ideally with a Level 2 qualification or 6035 Level 3 Diploma.

    How much does it cost? £3600+VAT. If the 6035-03 or 6129 qualification has been achieved then a reduced rate maybe available.