Plumbing Level 2

Course Information

  • Course Code: TPB210
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Validated by: City and Guilds
Overview

During this Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing the college will provide you with a highly structured approach to training, where you will be introduced to the basic theory and practical skills required to install and maintain modern domestic plumbing systems such as: Hot and Cold Water systems, fault recognition, maintenance and Central Heating system identification, installation and maintenance.

What will I study?

You will learn skills used within the plumbing industry such as:

  • Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering
  • Scientific principles for Domestic, Industrial and Commercial plumbing
  • Domestic Hot & Cold Water Systems
  • Sanitation & Drainage Systems
  • Central Heating Systems

In addition, will develop an understanding of the technology that underpins all plumbing installation work.

Entry Requirements

You will need at least 4 GCSE at Grade C or above (English, Mathematics, ICT and Science) or an Ascentis Entry Level 3 and Level 1 course, as well as a successful progression interview. You will also need to undertake a BPEC aptitude test.

How will I be assessed?

To be successful with the practical section of the course you will undertake supervised practical assessment/assignment tasks. On completion of the set tasks you will be assessed against the criteria set out by City & Guilds, our awarding body.

What can I do next?

Successful students could progress onto the City & Guild Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies programme or they could move into employment within the plumbing industry, and therefore be eligible to undertake the City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating 6189-11 programme.

RECOGNITION AS A QUALIFIED PLUMBER REQUIRES COMPLETION OF A PLUMBING NVQ. WHICH CAN ONLY BE OBTAINED WHILST WORKING WITHIN THE PLUMBING INDUSTRY.

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Facilities

If you study construction or engineering you will be based in the construction centre or the brand new £7 million Futures Centre. Our facilities are some of the best in the area. With environmental technology workshops, mechanical workshop, electrical laboratories, a mock bungalow, CAD facilities and a real life plant room, you will be able to practice your skills in a real life working environment.

Enrichment & Employability

 Whether you want to become a builder, plumber, site manager or civil engineer, our courses will prepare you for the next steps. Alongside your course you will regularly visit construction sites to gain a better understanding of what it will be like once you become qualified to work.

Many students seek part time or voluntary work with architects, surveyors and building companies to gain some real life experience alongside their studies and enhance their CV.

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