Technical Level 3 Plumbing

Education and Training

Education and Training
Education and Training

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00640
Qualification Type National Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


This Level 3 Technical Diploma is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction industry specifically as a plumber and is a vital step towards becoming a competent plumber. It will provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training in plumbing. The qualification is designed so that you learn how to plan and design advanced cold water, hot water, central heating, drainage and sanitation systems as well as environmental technologies and site procedures. While there are no formal entry requirements, a Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing or equivalent industry experience is recommended. Employer involvement is mandatory on this course and the College will help secure you a placement.


- Engineering materials - Planning and overseeing electrical work activities - Domestic central heating systems planning and design - Principles and requirements of environmental technology systems - Domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques - Cold water systems planning and design - Hot water systems planning and design - Building services site procedures and planning - Employability skills