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  • Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies (6035-02)

  • Who is it suitable for? For candidates who want to start a career in plumbing. Successful completion of the qualification will mean that candidates are at an ‘Improver/Plumber’s Mate’ level.

    What’s involved? The course is structured to suit a wide range of learners with hands on workshop activities and complementary classroom delivery. Candidates will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and career progression within the plumbing industry.

    The units that will be studied are:

    • Health and safety in building services engineering
    • Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
    • Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing
    • Common plumbing processes
    • Cold water systems
    • Domestic hot water systems
    • Sanitation
    • Central heating systems
    • Drainage systems
    • Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering

    Where might it lead? Candidates can progress into employment, an apprenticeship or continue onto the Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies. If employment in the industry is secured, then learners can progress onto the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating.

    It should be noted that achievement of the 6035 does not mean you are fully qualified. Completion of a 6189 NVQ is required.

    Course duration We would estimate the course duration as a minimum of 4 months. The time it takes to complete the qualification will vary per candidate. (Please speak with an advisor for current attendance options).

    Delivery method The qualification will consist of home study and centre attendance for theory sessions and practical training in the workshop.

    Assessment methods Online multiple choice exams, written assignments and practical assessments.

    Entry requirements No formal entry requirements. Must be aged 16 or over.

    How much does it cost? £3000+ VAT