West Thames College London

Plumbing And Heating - Level 2

This course is for students who are interested in a career as a plumber and covers domestic pipework used in plumbing, hot and cold water, central heating pipework, electrical safety, environmental awareness and health and safety in the workplace.
Key course features


City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating 6189-11

Level: Level 2

Mode: Full-time

Start Date: 06 September 2017

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for young people who have access to the work environment and are interested in a career as a plumber. It is an intensive course which is suitable if you are already working in the plumbing industry or have been recently employed as a trainee. It provides you with essential technical knowledge and practical skills required to work at Level 2.

About the course

The course includes workshop-based practical training in plumbing skills, together with practical assessment, theory tuition and theory assessment. You will also improve your key skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT.

Additional opportunities

You may go on trips to plumbing exhibitions and visit trade shows.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will include on-site assessments of your practical installation skills, computer based multi question exams and workshop assessment.

Where next?

You can progress to an NVQ Level 3 course, such as the City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing and Domestic Heating, or an advanced apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

At least 2 GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above or successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma or a relevant foundation course with functional skills in English and maths. You will have an assessment. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email info@west-thames.ac.uk.

This course is free for students under 19 years.

Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.

How to apply?
Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


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