MCAST Diploma in Building Services Installations (Plumbing or Plumbing and Electrical)

MCAST Diploma in Building Services Installations (Plumbing or Plumbing and Electrical)

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MCAST Diploma in Building Services Installations (Plumbing or Plumbing and Electrical)
Course Code CE3-A6-14
MQF Level Level 3
Duration 2 years on apprenticeship
Awarding Body MCAST
Fees
Entry Requirements MCAST Foundation Certificate

or

2 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes

 

A full “Secondary School Certificate and Profile” (SSC&P) at Level 2 will be accepted in

lieu of one (1) O-Level pass.

Other Entry Requirements
Course Description This course comprises theoretical knowledge and extended practical training both off-the-job and on work placement. The practical training is carried out in workshops equipped to industry standards. Students are expected to participate individually and in teams to install pipe systems/fittings including control systems with the use of actuators and solar panels installations. Practical handling of hand tools, power tools and typical trade tools, such as thread cutting machines, form an integral part of the course.
Study/Course Delivery This programme of study addresses the competences required as entry level to the Building and Construction Engineering sector. The achievement of the required underpinning knowledge and key skills will be accomplished through contextualising key skills and adopting a highly practical approach.
Assessment Assessment of the programme is an integral part of the learning process. Varied assessment methods are employed. The learning process is completed by providing students with feedback that is both formative and summative in nature.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Carry out a risk assessment of the surrounding working environment before and after executing an assigned task

2. Identify materials for specific applications in plumbing and/or electrical installation

3. Interpret drawings to carry out plumbing and/or electrical installation tasks

4. Carry out installations, alterations, repair and planned maintenance of existing domestic systems

Core Study Units
  • Occupational Safety in the Construction Industry
  • Building Drawings and Setting Out
  • Water Supply Technology
  • Plumbing Technology and Practice
  • Valves, Pumps and Sanitary Fittings
  • Maltese
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Personal Development
  • Information Technology
  • Science
Specialist Units MCAST Diploma in Plumbing Installations

• Drains’ Systems Technology and Practice

 

MCAST Diploma in Plumbing and Electrical Installations

• Electrical Installations

Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Plumbing and Liquid Petroleum Gas Systems
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Building Services Engineering
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Electrical Systems
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Electronics (Biomedical Engineering)
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Electronics (Communications)
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Electronics (Computer Engineering)
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Electronics (Embedded Systems Design)
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Electronics (Green Energy Technologies)
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Electronics (Industrial Electronics)
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Electronics (Power Electronics)
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Construction Engineering
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in Aviation Operations
Career Opportunities
  • Assistant plumber
  • Assistant electrician

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