Adult Courses

Plumbing (Level 2 Diploma)

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Course Overview

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have GCSE grade 4/C in maths and English or another Level 2 qualification, which will be agreed at interview.

Information

Your employer's business could include the installation, service, maintenance and repair of a variety of plumbing systems and equipment including showers, baths and sinks; drainage pipes, plastic and copper water pipes and guttering; heating systems fuelled by gas, solar thermal, heat pumps, oil and coal.

You can expect to study the following topics:
  • Health and Safety
  • Principles
  • Processes
  • Hot and cold water
  • Central heating
  • Sanitation
  • Environmental awareness
  • Customer Relations
  • Rainwater Systems

You will study units and will build a portfolio of tasks completed. You will then be assessed to test your knowledge and practical skills in the form of online multiple-choice examinations and practical tasks relating to real-life work situations.

  • Assessment Criteria

    You will be assessed through both exams and theory as well as practical assessments.

Further Information

This Level 2 course allows you to progress to City and Guilds qualifications including:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing and Maintaining.

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