Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation

Train to become a skilled and qualified Plumber or specialist Engineer working with Gas, Heating and Ventilation, Refrigeration or Air Conditioning.

About Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation

You will learn in our trade-specific facilities, which include large industry standard workshops where you will develop your practical skills each week. CAVC also offers work placements to students each year, as well as the chance to take part in national skills competitions – helping you stand out from the crowd and gain employment. 

#YourCAVC

We offer courses unique to us in the region. We are the only provider in Wales offering the City and Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. We are also the only provider in South East Wales offering Level 3 Diplomas in Domestic Plumbing and Heating.

#YourIndustry

Wales has over 5,400 people employed in this sector, with Cardiff Capital Region housing 51% of the total workforce across Wales.

#YourFuture

Most of those completing a course or Apprenticeship progress into employment. This includes jobs with large building services and engineering companies as well as smaller trade companies. Some also go on to start their own successful businesses.
Heating, Plumbing and Ventilation Courses

All Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation options

Course name Level Start date Location
Building Services, Electrical & Plumbing
L1 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus East Cardiff Campus
Introduction to Building Services (Plumbing and Electrical)
L1 Part Time 20 July 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Building Services (Electrical, Plumbing, Heating & Ventilation & Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus
Domestic Plumbing - Apprenticeship
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 Barry Campus
Plumbing - Enhanced
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus
Plumbing Skills Full Time Level 2
L2 Full Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Refrigeration - Apprenticeship
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Domestic Plumbing - Apprenticeship
L3 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Plumbing Skills
L3 Full Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Professional Courses

Course name Level Start date Location
ACS - Liquid Petroleum Gas Assessments
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L1 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
F Gas and ODS Regulations
L2 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ACS CCN1 Initial Assessment
L3 Part Time Contact us for dates Barry Campus
ACS CCN1 Re-assessment
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L3 Part Time Contact us for dates Barry Campus
BPEC Energy Efficiency for Gas and Plumbing Engineers
L3 Part Time Contact us for dates Barry Campus
Unvented Hot Water
L3 Part Time Contact us for dates Barry Campus