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Construction - Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 2 (CON1) at Barnsley College

Course description

This course is for anyone wishing to pursue a career in the plumbing and heating industry. If you have an interest in plumbing and heating and would like to develop your career in this area, then a plumbing apprenticeship would be for you. It will provide you with both practical skills and the theory that you need for the industry.

Course content

You will study units from the list below which relate to your job role. You will also study:

•Employment, Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) booklet

•Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths

•Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)


•Know how to maintain a safe working environment

•Be able to maintain a safe working environment

•Know how to prepare for carrying out plumbing repairs

•Be able to prepare for carrying out plumbing repairs

•Know how to repair or replace plumbing fittings and wastes

•Be able to repair or replace plumbing fittings and wastes

•Know how to repair or replace sanitary appliances

•Be able to repair or replace sanitary appliances

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Level 2 apprenticeship in Plastering
  • You need to be employed within a construction setting or have an employer in this area willing to take you on as an apprentice


You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in college and in your place of work.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Plumbing or apply for job roles including:


Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123


Our Information Advisers visit schools and provide impartial information about training and education options for school leavers.

They can help with: • Applying for courses • Arranging taster days and visits to College • Information about course requirements

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: 02 October 2017
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