Diploma in Valves and Fittings at QLS Level 4

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 100 Guided Learning Hours (100)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 10 Number of Modules 10
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What Will I Learn?

Have a clear understanding of the different types of valves and fittings
Understand the standard and applications of current valve fitting practices
Learn how to protect against hazard valve systems
Learn water service pipe installation to maximise thermal efficiency of the piping system
Learn the operating principles of actuators


Piping systems cannot be taken for granted. Industrial facilities and plants have standards and applications that must be considered and maintained. Employees must stay on top of pipe fitting practices. The Diploma in Valves and Fittings at QLS Level 4 course is designed for individuals who want to acquire training on valve and fittings. 

The course will enable learners to understand that proper structure is crucial to longevity of valves and pipe fittings. Learn about pipe support, proper usage of pipe anchors and connecting units of pipe hangers.  

The Diploma in Valves and Fittings at QLS Level 4 course will give learners a clear understanding of efficiency of piping systems, selection of insulation material and proper installation to promote a temperate environment in the workplace. Mastering valves and fittings will give individuals a competitive advantage on the job.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Entry requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Anyone with an interest in learning about valve operation
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

In order to complete the Diploma in Valves and Fittings at QLS Level 4 successfully , all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Valves and Fittings at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04891

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully completed the Diploma in Valves and Fittings at QLS Level 4, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner is given below.

  • Maintenance Manager - £28,115 per annum
  • Maintenance Technician - £25,115 per annum
  • Maintenance Supervisor -£30,053 per annum
Other jobs you can get
  • Valve Operators
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

01. New EPA Rules for Distribution
01. New EPA Rules for Distribution
02. Types of Pipes Used in the Distribution Field
02. Types of Pipes Used in the Distribution Field
03. Water Main Installation Section
03. Water Main Installation Section
04. Water Service Pipe Installation
04. Water Service Pipe Installation
05. Plumbing Repairs
05. Plumbing Repairs
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06. Municipal Stationary Pumps
06. Municipal Stationary Pumps
07. Backflow Section
07. Backflow Section
08. System Operation Section
08. System Operation Section
09. Actuators and Control Devices
09. Actuators and Control Devices
10. Safety Section
10. Safety Section
☑ Assignment
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Exam Quiz

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    February 18, 2019
    Good Learning Experience

    The flexibility of the course was really appreciated since I was given 12 months to complete it. This gave me enough time to complete the modules at my leisure. Good learning experience overall.



    January 25, 2019

    A very technical course about the best way to work with valves and fittings. The modules were systematically arranged and the flexibility at which I was able to study is highly appreciated.

    E H

    Elton Howe

    January 18, 2019
    Thank you Global Edulink

    I was initially reluctant to study a course online, but this course helped me immensely to manage my commitments and study from my own home. Thank you Global Edulink for an amazing learning experience.

    E L

    Evoy Lambert

    January 15, 2019

    Great course with a high level of information in the modules. Taught me a lot of facts and information.

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