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Entry Requirements

Relevant Level 2 plumbing qualification would be an advantage or GCSE grades A*-C (grade 9 - 4), plus a good school report commenting on attendance, punctuality, behaviour and commitment.

Who is the course for

Take your knowledge to the next level and develop your career by learning about plumbing installation and maintenance and wet central heating systems

Course Content

Course units include:

  • plumbing installation and maintenance
  • wet central heating systems
  • safety in gas utilisation
  • scientific principles in gas utilisation
  • combustion and properties of gas
  • gas safety
  • the use of hand tools and workshop practices.

You will be assessed on theory and practical work and build a portfolio of evidence.

Where next - Further Studies

Apprenticeship work with a Gas Safe Registered Engineer or an HNC/D in Construction.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Gain employment in the gas industry and with additional on-site experience you can work towards becoming a Gas Safe qualified engineer and become self-employed.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 9 November 2016.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00