Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2 at West Suffolk College
This course provides the Level 2 technical and knowledge units for people seeking a career in the plumbing and heating industry. This 34 week programme also includes practical work in our workshops using industry standard equipment. Successful completion of this course will give you a recognised City & Guilds qualification that can help towards obtaining an apprenticeship.
This diploma has ten mandatory units:
• Health and safety
• Electrical principles
• Scientific principles for plumbing
• Common plumbing processes
• Cold water systems
• Domestic hot water systems
• Central heating systems
• Drainage systems
• Communication within the building services industry
This course is assessed by multiple choice exams, written assignments and practical assessments.
Any student aged 16 to 19 who does not hold a GCSE A* to C (9 to 4 on the new grading structure) or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English by age 16 will need to continue to study these subjects in each academic year.
Four GCSE’s Grade C or above, including maths and English at Grade C (4). It is expected that the applicant will have a genuine interest in the industry and each applicant will be required to attend an interview to ascertain his/her suitability for the course as well as take a short aptitude test.
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.
On successful completion of this course you can apply for the following courses:
• Extended Diploma - Construction & The Built Environment
• Plumbing Apprenticeship
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Suffolk College directly.