Plumbing Level 2 Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

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.

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Plumbing & Gas

To have successfully completed Level 1 Plumbing.

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.

Safe working practices in building services engineering
Communication within building services engineering
Applying environmental protection measures within building services engineering
Scientific principles within MES
Site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems
Cold water system installation and maintenance techniques
Hot water system installation and maintenance techniques
Central heating system installation and maintenance techniques
Rainwater system installation and maintenance techniques
Above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques

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 Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Heating.

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.

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.

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