This level is suitable for beginners who want to get into the Plumbing industry. After successful completion of this course  you could go onto Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies or find an apprenticeship.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of the Level 2; you could progress onto the Level 3 Diploma full time or an apprenticeship standard 3 programme if you find an employer.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs  including English and maths grades 9-4  (formerly A*-C) and two other GCSEs grdaes 9-3. 

Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TEN2FD003A 06/09/2021 £0.00 £0.00 £1780.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Associated Costs 

Work boots, overalls, text books, general stationery

Course content

Course Content 

  • Understand and carry out safe working practices in Building Services Engineering
  • Understand how to communicate with others within Building Services Engineering
  • Understand how to apply environmental protection measures within BSE
  • Understand how to apply scientific principals within MES
  • Understand and carry out site preparation, and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems
  • Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic rainwater system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques

 

You will study installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems, above ground drainage pipework (copper, plastic, low carbon steel) and plumbing science.

Structure of the construction industry, environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings and site preparation in the construction industry.

Depending on GCSE grades on entry - the study programme will include GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English.
 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment. 2/3 days per week.

Duration 

12 Months

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

BPEC

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Plumbing

Duration 

12 Months

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

BPEC