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Diploma in Plumbing & Heating Level 2 at Ashford College

Course description

A practical course, delivered in well-equipped workshops, to develop the practical skills and knowledge you need to work in the plumbing industry.

As well as health and safety, communication skills and basic scientific and electrical principles and processes, you will cover:

• Common plumbing processes
• Cold and domestic hot water systems
• Drainage systems
• Central heating
• Environmental awareness

English and maths are an important part of the course, whether at functional skills or GCSE level.

You will take workshop assessments at College, plus externally set examinations. Supported work experience will be arranged with guidance from your tutor.

Entry requirements

You need GCSE Grade C/5 or above in both English and maths, also a Grade C/4 or above in science is preferable but not essential.

Alternatively, Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing with Grade C/5 in English and maths, or Functional skills Level 2.

Future opportunities

Progress on to Intermediate or advanced Apprenticeship in Plumbing and Heating.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 November 2017
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