Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2 (Part -Time)

The Plumbing Part-time Diploma Level 2 is a 2-year study programme. An intensive course designed to provide the skills and knowledge for the understanding of the installation of domestic plumbing systems.

You will complete both practical tasks and written assessments leading to the completion of the Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2 (this can be converted to the full NVQ diploma after gaining employment in the plumbing industry). Delivery includes a mixture of lectures, traditional class tuition, practical work, assignments and personal study.

Course Content
  • Health and Safety
  • Plumbing Processes
  • Domestic Hot and Cold Water Supplies
  • Central Heating Systems
  • Above Ground Drainage Theory
  • Basic Electrical Theory
  • Group and Individual Tutorials
Entry Requirements

Passing the entrance test.

Career Opportunities

Students may find employment within the mechanical services industry as Trainee plumber. Once employed within the mechanical services industry learners can progress onto Diploma NVQ Level 2 and industry standard short courses such as Water Regulations and Domestic Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems.

Please note: This programme is subject to change.

Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2 (Part -Time)
LevelLevel 2
Duration2 years
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2020
AttendanceOne day a week
Fee(s)Year 1 (19+): £982
Year 2 (19+): TBC


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