The City and Guilds 6035 Diploma is designed as an industry recognised alternative to the NVQ Diploma for those candidates without an appropriate work placement. The qualification covers many areas within plumbing and domestic heating, such as hot and cold water supplies, sanitation and understanding health and safety within building services engineering.
- Unit 201/501 Health and safety in building services engineering
- Unit 202/502 Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
- Unit 203 Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing
- Unit 204/504 Common plumbing processes
- Unit 205/505 Cold water systems
- Unit 206/506 Domestic hot water systems
- Unit 207/507 Sanitation
- Unit 208/508 Central heating systems
- Unit 209/509 Drainage systems
- Unit 209/509 Understanding how to communicate with others
You will also study GCSE maths and /or English if you do not have a grade C. Those with a grade C will upskill in literacy and/or numeracy.
- Online multi choice tests for each unit plus a final examination
- Practical assessments
- Each application considered on individual merit
- Entry is subject to interview
- Part time applicants should ideally be employed or have experience in the industry
Successful completion of Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing, or other Building Services Engineering discipline, and successful decision following progression board.
- Students must provide their own lace-up steel toe cap safety boots
- Flame retardant overalls – £25
- Tape measure
- Stationery, text book
All post 16 learners who undertake this course (Welsh Government funded provision over 40 hours) are required to undertake the WEST (Wales Essential Skill Toolkit) Full Diagnostic Initial Assessment for Communication, Application of Number and Digital Literacy within the first four weeks of their course.
Progression could be to the second year of an NVQ level 2 qualification or to a level 3 qualification in Plumbing or Gas.
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.