Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2





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About the course

The Plumbing Diploma Level 2 course develops your knowledge and skills. If you are looking for a career as a Plumber in the construction industry, then this course will provide you with the industry-standard skills that potential employers desire.

The qualification will develop more technical skills and knowledge required to work in a plumbing craft and could provide a stepping stone into an apprenticeship or work placement towards achieving a level 2 NVQ.

Entry Requirements

Essential Requirements you must have:  

  • GCSE grade C or above in Math, English & Science
    OR you must have completed the level 1 diploma in Plumbing, including your functional skills or GCSE targets

Desirable Requirements

  • An attendance record at college in excess of 90%
  • A strong commitment to adopt a 'work ready' approach, taking responsibility for your own development and behaviour
  • Completed 30 hours or more of work experience within the construction industry
What will I do on this course?

This qualification consists of 10 study units which will extend the basic craft knowledge and skills developed at level 1 to include:

  • domestic hot and cold water systems
  • sanitation and drainage
  • electrical and science principles
  • heating systems
  • communication
  • detailed calculation of quantities
  • safe working practices

You may also be required to study maths and English as part of your course

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for 16-18 year olds who are progressing from the level 1 diploma in Plumbing or, those who have obtained GCSE grades C or above in Maths, English & Science

How to apply

Please click on the 'Apply' button below

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways.

  • Exams
  • Online assessment
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the level 3 Diploma in Plumbing. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the Plumbing industry.

Additional cost

You will need protective footwear, protective trousers/work trousers and a high visibility vest for practical sessions. You will also require a course textbook for the theory sessions and exam revision.


You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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