This qualification focuses on fundamental plumbing practical skills and knowledge. Successful completion of the qualification will ensure that the learner will have gained an understanding of the core skills and knowledge required by a plumber working within the plumbing sector. The qualification does not require occupational evidence.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification although Centres should ensure that learners have the potential to achieve the qualification unit.
Learners who may have limited prior knowledge and understanding of the plumbing sector. Learners who are thinking about plumbing as a career but would like some experience of the job role first.
All assessments within this qualification are externally set (by EAL), Centre marked assignments and practical assessments. The full requirements of the assessments are detailed within Section 6 of the EAL qualification manual.
This qualification has a theory and practical content. Therefore it is expected that it is delivered in a work-shop and a classroom environment.