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Plumbing Studies (Level 2) - Full-time

Construction Plumbing

Course outline

This course is perfect if you have a genuine interest in learning about the technology and practices involved in plumbing and are looking to pursue a career as a plumber or in a related trade.

You’ll learn the practical as well as theoretical aspects of plumbing, covering areas such as:

  • Health and safety
  • Electrics
  • Domestic hot water and heating systems
  • Cold water systems
  • Sanitation systems
  • Central heating
  • Drainage systems

You’ll learn about how plumbing sits alongside the various other trades that make up the construction sector.

You can expect specialist plumbing workshop spaces, access to mainstream systems like piping and heating/ hot water systems, and learning how to install various household appliances like radiators, sinks, taps and sanitary systems. You’ll learn all this from expert tutors who’ve spent plenty of time in industry as professional plumbers.

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Location Date


664 Nuthall Road


Start: 4th September 2019

Course code: C000162 / Q000979


City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies


1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 9–3/A*–D, including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4/A*–C. Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3/D and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4/C or above.

Teaching & assessment

Assessment is continuous throughout the course.


Choose to follow with an apprenticeship in plumbing or full-time permanent employment.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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