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  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (6189-11)

  • Course Details

    Who is it suitable for? This qualification is suitable for candidates already working within the plumbing industry who want to gain a recognised qualification.

    What’s involved? 

    The units that will be studied are:

    • Health and Safety.
    • Basic Principles and Processes.
    • Cold and Hot water system installations.
    • Central Heating pipe work installations.
    • Above ground drainage.
    • Rainwater Systems.
    • The maintenance procedures of all of the above systems.
    • Candidates will also undertake Practical assessment tasks in the following:
    • Copper tube bending and the different methods of jointing.
    • Low Carbon Steel pipe bending and jointing.
    • Plastic pressure pipe for hot, cold and central heating systems installation and jointing.
    • Above ground Drainage methods of jointing.
    • Rainwater systems (Guttering and downpipe).
    • Installation of a Cold Water Storage system and a conventional Copper Hot Water Cylinder.
    • A Bathroom suite Installation complete with all hot, cold and waste pipe work.
    • Maintenance procedures for the common terminal fittings.

    Where might it lead? On completion of this qualification candidates may enter employment as a Plumber or progress on to the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating. Alternatively candidates may choose to specialise in gas, oil or renewable technology by completing further training.

    Course duration We would estimate a minimum of 12 months. The time it takes to complete the workplace portfolio will vary per candidate. (Please speak with an advisor for current attendance options).

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

    Assessment methods Online multiple choice exams, written assignments and practical assessments. The NVQ portfolio of evidence is collected on site through reflective accounts and formal observations in the workplace.

    Entry requirements Must be working within the plumbing industry.

    How much does it cost? £3,833.33 +VAT. (If the 6035-02 or 6129 qualification has been achieved then a reduced rate of £1250 is payable).