Plumbing Studies City & Guilds (L2)
Plumbing Studies City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma
If you wish to learn the basics and move towards a qualification as a plumber then this courses is for you. The course offers skills and knowledge in a wide range of plumbing and heating engineering aspects.
Selection is by interview. A positive attitude and a willingness to work hard. Applications from mature students are welcome. GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths or Level 2 Functional Skills in English & Maths. Progression from Level 1 Plumbing Studies or relevant Industry experience may also be possible.
The practical and theoretical subjects will include the fundamentals in building services engineering:
- Health and safety in building
- Services engineering
- Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
- Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing
- Common plumbing processes
- Cold water systems
- Domestic hot water systems
- Central heating systems
- Drainage systems
- Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will take place throughout the course, Plumbing theory will have an online multiple choice exam at the end of each unit. Plumbing practical assessments are provided in a paper based portfolio, the assessments will be undertaken in our workshop following relevant unit training
You can progress from Level 1 to Level 2, both qualifications will improve your prospects of finding employment or apprenticeship training in the plumbing/domestic heating industry.
It is essential that you purchase overalls and safety boots/shoes to wear in the workshop as without these no practical work can be undertaken. Tools from level 1 are still required and the C&G 6035 course textbook and a water regulations guide will also need to be purchased.
If you are aged 16-18 as of 31 August on the year of enrolment – no course fee. If you are over 19 as of 31 August and enrolling on a full-time programme of study a tuition fee will be applicable in most cases. Bursary funds There are financial support arrangements for 16-18 year olds and hardship funds available for the over 19s. Please contact our Information Centre for details of costs and concessions on 01305 208808 or email email@example.com