Plumbing Level 2 Diploma

Course Overview

This specialised course will further develop skills in the effects of gravity on water and cold/heat and pressure. This course is equally helpful to those who are new to plumbing or already working in this industry. In addition, to further the development of your Health and Safety skills, you will focus on Cold, Hot and Central Heating systems before choosing whether to progress into Gas or Renewable pathways at a higher level.

Course Requirements

To have successfully completed Level 1 Plumbing.

Course Skills & Benefits

This course is for those wanting to develop their skills and gain a Level 2 qualification. It is comprised of a combination of both practical and theory elements.

Mandatory Units

Understand and carry out safe working practices in building services engineering
Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
Understand how to apply environmental protection measures within building services engineering
Understand how to apply scientific principles within MES
Understand and carry out site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems
Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation and maintenance techniques
Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation and maintenance techniques
Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation and maintenance techniques
Understand and apply domestic rainwater system installation and maintenance techniques
Understand and apply domestic above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques

Optional Units

There are no optional units on this qualification.

Course Progression

Successful completion of this qualification will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills required for progression to complete either the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating or the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Heating.

Course Assessment

The Level 2 Plumbing Foundation requires you to complete centre based knowledge and practical assessments designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress to L3 Plumbing Foundation or Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time