Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Evening
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 35 weeks
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £1,287 p/ year
24+ £1,287 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year


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This course is aimed primarily at those that have undertaken our Introduction to Plumbing Course, those already working as Plumbers in the Industry without the Qualification or those in/with a good knowledge/understanding of the Construction Industry as a whole who are looking for a new challenge/change of career.

Aims of the course

Once you have achieved this Level 2 Plumbing qualification you can consider undertaking a Level 3 Plumbing Qualification or if you are already working as a plumber, you could consider being assessed for NVQ level 2.

Unit Breakdown

This qualification consists of several unit components:

  • Health and Safety.
  • Electrical Principles and Processes.
  • Scientific Principles for Plumbing
  • Common Plumbing Processes
  • Cold Water Systems
  • Domestic Hot Water Systems
  • Sanitation
  • Central Heating Systems
  • Drainage Systems
  • Communication with others within the Building Services Industry

Assessment Method

Formal assessments will take place throughout the course that will include multiple choice on-line tests and practical assessments in the workshop.

Progression Opportunities

Level 3 in Plumbing or relevant subject.

Career Options

Work in a range of sectors including engineering in Plumbing, heating or ventilating.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs) Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above *Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above


Students will also benefit from attending a range of workshops.

Process for Application

City & Guilds

What could I earn?

  • Plumbers and heating and ventilating engineers £26,400
  • Chief executives and senior officials £68,400
  • Production managers and directors in construction £36,200

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