Who is this course aimed at?

The Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing is designed for people who would like to start to learn about the Plumbing industry. It is aimed to provide you with underpinning knowledge to help support further studies.


For people who potentially want to work as plumbers in the building services engineering sector. This qualification does not make candidates fully qualified plumbers however is a good start to progress into further study or industry.

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the plumbing sector.

Entry Requirements

Good standard of functional English and Maths, plus time available to undertake home study during the course.

Dates and Times

10th September 2019 - 1st July 2020.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

Course Length

36 week course – 1 academic year.

Course Content

Practical training and assessment within college plumbing workshop in the following:

Teaching Method(s)

This course will consist of a mixture of Practical and Theory lessons. Your experienced tutors will deliver both the practical skill and the underpinning knowledge to ensure you build confidence and understanding in your chosen discipline.

Exams and Assessments

Home study in preparation for nine online multi-choice exams. You will be given support from your tutors to fully prepare you for these assessments.


City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.


Will I be fully qualified after this qualification?

No you will need to be employed in the industry as an apprentice and complete a Level 2 NVQ Diploma or convert an existing Level 2 Diploma to an NVQ via the completion of an on-site portfolio. This will then need to be monitored and assessed from one of our tutors/assessors.


Employment in the industry as a plumber's mate, or Level 2 Apprenticeship (this qualification can count towards half the work required to complete the full Level 2 Apprenticeship).

Course Fees

£0 - £3345.