Adult Courses

Plumbing (Level 2 Diploma)

Course Overview

Fee disclaimer

  • This course is FREE for most students

Course fees listed below are the maximum fee if paid.  Click here to find out more and if you are eligible for free or discounted courses.

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.

Course 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.

  • How you are assessed

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

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Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 09/09/2024
End: 03/07/2025
Tue to Thu (17:45 - 21:00)

What Can This Course Lead To

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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