Level 2


Diploma in Plumbing


One year – Full time

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths, or a full Level 1 qualification in Plumbing with a ‘stepping stone’ English and Maths qualification.


This course will teach you the foundation of plumbing that will give you the skills and knowledge to work on-site. You will also benefit from excellent English and maths lessons to give you an opportunity to progress on to a Level 3 course.

You will learn through a combination of practical lessons in our plumbing workshops and classroom sessions to gain an understanding of the essential theories relating to plumbing techniques.

The skills you will learn include:

  • Soldering and copper pipe work
  • Fitting radiators and central heating systems
  • Plumbing and fitting baths, sinks, toilets
  • Drainage systems

Where available, we will always get you involved in live or community projects to give you real life work experience.

Next Steps

If you do well on the course, you can progress to a Level 3 course in the Construction department or one of our Plumbing Apprenticeships.

For further assistance or speak to an adviser please call 01329 815 200