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Plumbing Level 2 Diploma

Plumbing level 2 diploma is intended for students who want to gain the skills and knowledge to enter the plumbing industry.


Exam Board: City & Guilds


  • Course details, fees and dates

    Course Code TH0EL / 10001

    Start Date Tuesday 12 Sep 2017

    How long is the course? 34 weeks

    What time does the course start? 9:00AM

    What time does the course end? 5:00PM

    When does the course run? 2 days per week TBC

    How much does the course cost? All Fees £2,200

    Are concessions available? No

  • What will I study and learn?

    Level 2 consists of a basic understanding of plumbing techniques and principles. Practical sessions will be taught in full equipped workshops and theory sessions in classrooms.

    Level 2 is made up of 10 mandatory units:

    • Health and safety in building services engineering
    • Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
    • Scientific principles in plumbing
    • Common plumbing processes
    • Cold water systems
    • Domestic hot water systems
    • Sanitation
    • Central heating systems
    • Drainage systems
    • Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
  • How is the course assessed?

    The course is assessed on an on-going basis through assignments, online multiple choice tests and portfolio and practical assignments.

  • What skills will I need for the course?

    This course is suitable for people who wish to work in a practical occupation. Good hand-eye coordination and attention to detail and required. Being a good team player and able to learn technical subjects are also needed.

  • What formal entry requirements will I need?

    You must have achieved 4 GCSEs at grade C including maths, English and science.

    Students who have achieved the access to building services engineering (BSE 2000) level 1 certificate and are working towards a GCSE/functional skills level 2 can also apply.

  • What could the course lead to in higher education or careers?

    At the end of this course students can apply to become an apprentice or go on to the level 3 diploma in plumbing.

  • Are there any costs involved?

    All students will have to provide appropriate personal protective equipment (flame retardant overalls and safety boots) at approximately £70. You will also need to buy a calculator and memory stick. A textbook is also required at an approximate cost of £30.

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