Your browser is unsupported and may have security vulnerabilities! Upgrade to a newer browser to experience this site in all it's glory.
Skip to main content
Vocational

Plumbing Diploma Level 2

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
September 2022
Study Mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Level
Level 2

This course is a practical, hands-on course that teaches a variety of plumbing skills and allows you to learn, develop and practise these skills required for employment. To be successful on this course, you need to have outstanding commitment and enthusiasm, good eye for detail and outstanding attendance and punctuality.

Entry requirements

3 or 4 subjects at grade 3 ideally including English and Maths.

What will I study?

  • Safety in Plumbing Activities
  • Principles of Plumbing
  • Hot and Cold Water Systems for Housing
  • Sanitation (Bathrooms and WCs)
  • Central Heating Systems
  • Electrical Supplies to Heating Controls
  • Lead Work (Waterproofing to Roofs)
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Effective Working Relationships

Method of delivery

This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge, and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum deliver to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.

How will I be assessed?

Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements. This will be a mixture of online externally set and marked examinations and practical synoptic assessments.

Good course combinations

This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.

Your next steps

On completion of this Diploma, you can progress on to the next level or go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship, and then on to higher-level courses in construction.

Lucy Plumbing Level 2

“I chose this course because I knew I wanted to do something practical after completing my GCSEs. I also liked the challenge of being a girl in a male-dominated industry. I’m really passionate about plumbing and knew that I wanted to learn lots of different skills. The part that I enjoy most about this course is when I complete a task and my pipework is neat, as it gives me a real sense of satisfaction.”

Lucy
Plumbing Diploma Level 2
Other similar courses
These other courses may be more suited to your interests or needs
Construction department
Vocational
Stonemasonry Diploma Level 1
Vocational
Stonemasonry Diploma Level 2
Vocational
Plumbing Technical Diploma Level 3
Vocational
Painting & Decorating City & Guilds Technical Certificate/Diploma Level 2
Vocational
Painting & Decorating City & Guilds Diploma Level 1
Vocational
Electrical Installation Technical Diploma Level 3
Vocational
Electrical Installation (Electrician's course) Diploma Level 2
Vocational
Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Diploma Level 3
Vocational
Carpentry & Joinery - Site Carpentry City & Guilds Technical Certificate Level 2
Vocational
Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Diploma Level 1
Vocational
Bricklaying City & Guilds Technical Certificate Level 2
Vocational
Bricklaying City & Guilds Diploma Level 1
Vocational
Construction Operations - General Construction City & Guilds Certificate Level 2
Vocational
Construction Skills City & Guilds Extended Certificate Entry Level 3
Vocational
Construction Crafts Multiskill
How can we help?
I am a
Interested in
Show me