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

GCSE English and GCSE Maths grade C (or equivalent)

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.

How To Apply

To apply to study on this part-time course you will need to complete and return the part-time application form in the next menu.

Most part-time courses will start in September, however they can start at various points during the year, and some part-time courses will run more than once per academic year.

Please see the menu below for the next course start date.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgement email or card within one week of the application being received by our Admissions team, if you do not receive this you should contact the team to check that your application has been received. Courses will run subject to sufficient applications being received.

Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme. Simply download and complete the part time application form and return it to our Admissions team as early as possible. You can return your completed application form in person or by post to our Colchester (for applications to Colchester and Clacton) or Braintree campuses:

Admissions
Colchester Institute
Sheepen Road
Colchester
CO3 3LL

Admissions
The College at Braintree
Church Lane
Braintree
CM7 5SN

If you have any further questions about the application process or next available start date, want to check the progress of your application or if you are unsure about anything please contact us using the enquiry line or enquiry form below.

If you are ready to apply then please click the ‘Apply for this Part-time Course’ Button in the next menu in order save or print the application form.

Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2 (Part -Time)
LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration2 years
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2021
AttendanceOne day a week
Fee(s)Year 1 (19+): £986
Year 2 (19+): TBC

Disclaimer

All Fees and prices shown on this page are for courses starting in the 2020-21 academic year unless stated otherwise, and are correct at the time of entering/printing information, however these may be subject to change. The College cannot accept legal or financial liability as a result of any such changes.

The course information describes programmes offered by Colchester Institute. The College takes all reasonable steps to provide courses as described, but cannot guarantee provision. The information is for guidance and does not form any part of a contract.

The College reserves the right to update and amend information as and when necessary. Colchester Institute will do its best to provide the courses shown, but may have to modify or withdraw a course depending on customer demand and other factors.