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Plumbing Studies, Diploma
What will I do on this course?
This Level 2 plumbing course is the perfect way to increase your plumbing skills and gain experience of working in the plumbing industry. You will learn about: maintaining pipe systems and components; health and safety at work; materials; storing and pricing; hot and cold water; central heating; and sanitation and roof weathering systems.
You will take part in five days of work experience within the plumbing industry, and your lessons will be supported through tutorials, employability sessions, personal and social development, and study skills. You’ll also develop your English and maths skills.
You’ll be assessed through practical skills tests, work observations, assignments, projects, and online assessments.
What could I do after this course?
You could enter into the plumbing industry, or increase your skills to earn higher wages with a Level 3 qualification in Plumbing or an apprenticeship.
Three GCSEs at grade 4 and above including English, maths and science, or a relevant Level 1 plumbing course.
Occupations related to Plumbing Studies, Diploma
Plumber or heating or ventilating engineer
Jobholders in this unit group assemble, install, maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, heating and ventilating systems and pipes and pipeline systems in commercial, residential and industrial premises and public buildings.
Employment in region: 3,728 positions
What Our Students Say
Brandon Harvey, Plumbing
“The lecturers are great and help you learn at your own speed”
Former school: Priory Community School
What next? Progress on to Level 3.