Plumbing Studies Level 2 Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details


College 16-18,Adult

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Plumbing & Gas

Course Overview

The course consists of a Diploma in Plumbing Studies at Level 2. The course is both internally and externally assessed and is made up of a series of practical and written tasks. This will make up the underpinning knowledge for the trainee plumber. Students wishing to progress onto an NVQ course must be employed within the industry. Obtaining this qualification allows anyone entering the plumbing profession who is not currently employed in a plumbing capacity to seek employment with the sector.

Learning is through classroom based and practical workshop activities. A variety of teaching and learning strategies are employed.

Completion of Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and English is compulsory unless a suitable exemption by GCSE certificates can be provided.

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English

Learners must be dedicated and committed to the requirements of the course and Trafford College with a high level of attendance and punctuality supported by continuous home study.

Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.

The college staff will administer and monitor practical and written assessments covering the range of units and competence.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners – please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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