Plumbing - Level 2
You will be taught plumbing design and installation by experienced tutors, enabling your progression into apprenticeships and the industry.
The need for good, qualified tradespeople is ever present in the plumbing industry. Good plumbers are still highly sought after and many go on to start and grow successful businesses. You will gain a range of specialist skills to enable you to progress to an apprenticeship and become fully qualified, covering hot and cold water systems as well as heating systems and basic electrics. You will develop your skills in practical problem solving, allowing you to install bathrooms, hot water systems and sanitary pipework. You will also develop the attributes needed to be a successful apprentice. Students are taught in our state-of-the-art workshops by our expert tutors, who are highly experienced in the plumbing and gas industry.
Qualification: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma Plumbing
Duration: One year
Topics you will cover include:
- Basic Principles & Processes of Plumbing
- Hot & Cold Water Supply
- Central Heating
- Environmental Awareness
The course is assessed by portfolio completion, practical and theory assessments and online assessment. All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.
Maths and English
All students following a full-time programme of study at HLC will study English and maths as part of their studies, please refer to the Study Programmes page of this website.
Please note that applicants without suitable practical experience will normally be advised to commence study at Level 1.
- Four GCSE passes at grade 3 or above (including maths and English), or successful completion of a suitable and relevant Level 1 Qualification (e.g. Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing).
- Alternatively, applicants who can evidence suitable experience or aptitude will also be considered
- Successful interview, and initial assessment and a good school reference
- You will need to demonstrate an enthusiasm for this subject area
Progression routes shown are dependent on the successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
Employment options may include:
- Domestic Plumbing
- Industrial Plumbing Contractor
- Major Utility Companies
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Aged 16 - 18 years: There are no tuition or exam fees
Aged 19 years or over: Tuition Fee £995 | Registration/Exam Fee £150
Additional Course Costs: £275
Personal Equipment: You may also be expected to buy your own personal equipment such as personal protective clothing, stationary and data storage devices.
Please Note: Costs are subject to change, please call Enquiries on 0800 032 1986 to check.
Telephone: 0800 032 1986