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Plumbing Level 2 Foundation Diploma at The City of Liverpool College

Course description

This is NOT a full Level 2 qualification as you are not employed in the industry and cannot gain the relevant experience or site evidence. This qualification can be made into a full qualification on completion of an on-site evidence unit and portfolio.

This course is for people NOT working in the plumbing industry

This course covers the following modules:

  • Health and Safety
  • Communication within the Plumbing Industry
  • Environmental protection measures
  • Scientific principles
  • Preparation of pipework/fabrication
  • Cold water systems
  • Hot water systems
  • Rainwater systems/Above ground drainage
  • Central heating systems
  • Practical task assessments

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to have GCSE grades A*-C in Maths, English and a Science subject. They will also need to pass a BPEC assessment. All students will need to wear appropriate protective equipment in the workshops, including safety boots and overalls.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of level 2 will give you the underpinning knowledge you need to be able to progress to Level 3.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The City of Liverpool College directly.

Last updated date: 27 September 2016

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    • Technical and Enterprise courses are located in this modern, purpose built facility that includes fully equipped workshops and laboratories for a number of trades such as dental technology, furniture making, bricklaying, painting and decorating, joinery, plastering, plumbing, electrical/gas installation and heating and ventilation workshops.

      The campus also houses motor vehicle repair workshops and an industry standard paint spraying booth.

      The college has invested £250,000 in environmental technologies facilities which include workshops housing the latest low carbon equipment and a full size ‘green’ home on which to demonstrate and deliver the latest green technologies skills training.