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Plumbing Level 2 Diploma at Bridgwater College

Course description

This course is designed for full-time students who wish to gain a basic understanding of plumbing and heating and have already passed the Level 1 programme.

Course content

The course will focus on a range of basic plumbing theory and practices including:

  • Pipe bending and types of jointing
  • Basic maintenance on taps and valves
  • Rainwater systems and maintenance
  • Basin and wc installation and maintenance.
  • Health and safety
  • Environmental awareness
  • Plumbing principles and practical applications
  • Basic electrical operations
  • Hot and cold water systems
  • Central heating systems
  • Drainage systems

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs A – C grade
  • Interest within the plumbing industry


  • Practical tasks and portfolio
  • Multiple choice exams

Future opportunities

You could progress on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2016

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