Diploma in Plumbing at QLS Level 3 Certification

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Overview Plumbing is a system that transports fluids to a range of applications using pipes, valves, tanks, plumbing fixtures, and …


Plumbing is a system that transports fluids to a range of applications using pipes, valves, tanks, plumbing fixtures, and other apparatuses. It is a system that is used widely for heating and cooling, potable water delivery and waste removal and hence, the demand for professionals with a good knowledge of plumbing to create and fix this system has been prevalent since its inception. It is a good career path for individuals interested in plumbing aspects and offers decent pay and a variety of progression opportunities.

Getting into this industry requires more than just knowledge and this Diploma in Plumbing at QLS Level 3 has been developed to train and qualify you enough to start plumbing sooner. The lessons are very intensive and are filled with insider tips, tricks, and secrets that will make it interesting to learn and to practice.

You will get access to chapters that will delve into topics such as hydraulic principles, backflows in a piping system, plumbing fittings and repairs and more. This course will also further enlighten you on how drains and vents work in a water distribution system, making this the perfect learning program for beginners as well as professionals.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Study365 is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

  • Why consider learning at study365
  • Learning outcomes
  • Access duration
  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and career path
  • Other benefits

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers, we offer the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support, and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Explore the hydraulic principles that are used to transform pressure across a system
  • Identify the issue of backflow in a pipe system and how to remedy them
  • Examine the various plumbing fittings and repairs
  • Explore how drains and vents work in a water distribution system

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • This course is most suitable for individuals hoping to get into or progress within the plumbing industry.
  • Anyone interested in learning about plumbing to make repairs or fixtures on their own might also find this course benefitting
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Plumbing at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-05296

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

This certificate will improve your candidature for a range of jobs in the plumbing industry. You can also use this certificate to expand your education in the area or to make substantial progress in your career. Below mentioned are some of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner,

  • Pipe Welder – £31,429 per annum
  • Pipe Fitter – £28,312 per annum
  • Plumber – £24,847 per annum
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card

Course Curriculum

1. Hydraulic Principles
Hydraulic Principles
2. Backflow
3. Plumbing Fittings
Plumbing Fittings
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Diploma in plumbing at QLS Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission – Plumbing Level 3
4. Plumbing Repairs
Plumbing Repairs
5. Drains & Vents
Drains & Vents
6. Water Distribution System
Water Distribution System
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Diploma in plumbing at QLS Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission – Plumbing Level 3

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    dragos miron

    April 18, 2020

    It was a great course which I learnt a lot from, in the comfort of my own house.

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    Elis Carr

    August 15, 2019
    Very satisfied

    Absolutely wonderful course

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    Edith Wilkinson

    July 29, 2019
    Great Content and Tutor Panel

    The tutor support was immense and I was really helped by my tutor to complete this course

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    Diana Burton

    July 06, 2019
    Highly Recommended

    Great learning experience. This course has a comprehensive coverage of how to carry out work in plumbing successfully. I would surely recommend this course to anyone.

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    Daniella Hughes

    June 22, 2019
    Truly Awesome

    This was a very reasonable course which was on plumbing and it has greatly helped me to learn many things which I did not know. All an aspiring plumber needs to get started with this career has been discussed in elaborate detail. The tutors are very assistive with queries as well

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