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Plumbing - Level 2 Diploma

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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Tottenham Centre
Suitable for: Adults
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ABOUT THE COURSE

This is a part time course that is offered in the evening for learners who want to move into the industry or are already practicing. This course offers the City and Guilds 6035 qualification, and will allow you to build on your knowledge of plumbing and domestic heating, giving you more advanced practical skills and knowledge required by someone aspiring to be a plumber.

Typical tasks of a plumber include:

·       Repairs burst pipes, replaces faulty taps, washers, valves and fixes mechanical and combustion faults;

·       Attaches fittings and joins piping by weld, soldering, cementing, fusing etc.

·       Installs storage tanks, bathes toilets etc.

·       Examines drawings and specifications to determine layouts of systems.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Safety in plumbing
  • Key plumbing principles
  • Common plumbing principles
  • Hot and cold water
  • Central heating systems (pipework only)
  • Non-complex electrical systems
  • Sanitation systems
  • Sheet lead weathering
  • Environmental awareness
  • Working with others

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above (D or above) or Plumbing - Level 1 and Functional Skills

All applicants must have an assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

You will also need stationary, overalls and safety boots.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed on your completed practical tasks, against industry standards. Written assessment will include multiple choice questions, paper-based exams and written assignments.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers


If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31st August prior to the start date of your course and you have the legal right to remain in the UK for the duration of your programme then your study with us will be free. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

Adults - Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2


If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This qualification can lead to you gaining employment in the plumbing industry and gaining further qualifications at Level 3. A highly experienced Plumber can earn over £50,000 a year.

Opportunities also exist of learners moving into the new developing area of sustainability with courses on Heat Pumps etc.

WHERE STUDENTS PROGRESS TO AFTER THIS COURSE

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of people went into Education, not Higher Education, after completing the course
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of people went into Employment after completing the course

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