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Vocational & T Level

Plumbing Diploma Level 2

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
September 2024
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. The course also includes classroom theory work to prepare you for the online tests.

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

Minimum requirements are 3 GCSE subjects at grade 3 or above, of which English and Maths must be one at grade 3 and one at grade 4.

What will I study?

Units include:

  • 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
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Effective Working Relationships


Additional costs

You will require the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) of safety boots, College logo polo shirt and overalls (boiler suit). For further information please ask our tutors at our open events and guidance discussions.

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 delivery 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, T Level, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.

Your next steps

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

Please note that this qualification does not make candidates fully qualified plumbers or plumbing and heating engineers. To become fully qualified you must achieve the Level 3 Apprenticeship.

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