Course overviewPlumbing Studies Level 2 for adults City of Bristol College
This one-year, part-time qualification is a craft introduction to plumbing.
You will gain knowledge and skills which could lead to employment or an apprenticeship.
Attendance for this course is nine hours across two days per week for 35 weeks.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for adults aged 19 and over who have a keen interest to develop their plumbing knowledge and skills.
What you'll learn
You will study 10 units with a mixture of practical tasks and online multiple choice exams. The units that you will study include: health and safety in building services engineering, electrical principles and processes, scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing, cold water systems, domestic hot water systems and drainage systems.
Course entry requirements
English and Maths at Grade 4 minimum.
We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.
You will provide a copy of a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.
We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure you can flourish. Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process; we are here to help take you to the next level.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are via attendance, online exams, practical assessments and a portfolio of your work.
Future career and study opportunities
On successful completion of the course, you may be able to progress to a Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the plumbing industry.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationary.
You will need your own protective footwear for practical sessions. You may also need a high visibility vest, protective goggles and gloves for some tasks. We offer some equipment which is free for you to use in College.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
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