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Plumbing Diploma - Level 2 at Dudley College

Course description

The aim of this course is to provide learners with a set of basic skills to help them gain employment in the plumbing industry as an apprentice or trainee

Course content

Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing studies is made up of the following units:
• Health and Safety in building services engineering
• Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
• Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing
• Common plumbing processes
• Cold water systems
• Domestic hot water systems
• Sanitation
• Central heating systems
• Drainage systems
• Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
• Functional skills/GCSE maths and English
• Work experience
• Performance improvement programme.

Entry requirements

Completion of Level 1 BSE or Level 1 Plumbing together with a successful interview.


  • Practical assignments
  • Online multiple choice tests

• Externally set assignments.

Financial information

There is no need to worry about the costs of coming to college as there is lots of financial help available. Our finance and welfare officers will be able to talk to you about any help that may be available to you based on your individual circumstances.



Examples of financial help are:


Bursary fund



Students aged 16-18 attending a full-time further education course can apply to the 16-18 Bursary Fund for help with college related costs. More information about the 16-18 Bursary Fund can be found at the website: or by contacting our Student Finance team on 01384 363 555.




We will provide a free bus pass to help with travel costs for 16-18* year olds on full-time programmes, based on individual circumstances**. To qualify for a free bus pass***, you must live more than one mile from the campus at which you will be studying and not already be in receipt of other financial support, such as Care to Learn funding.


*Under 19 as at 31 August 2017.


**Students with learning difficulties or disabilities who are unable to access public transport may still be able to receive help – talk to our Student Finance team.


***Evidence of family income will need to be provided.


For advice on help that may be available to you when you start college call our Student Finance team on 01384 363 555.

Future opportunities

Employment in building services engineering sector. Apprenticeship in building services engineering sector.

Further information

For further information about Dudley College and the courses on offer, please visit or contact Student Services on 01384 363 363.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 February 2017
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    • At Mons Hill you will find:


      With purpose-built workshops and training units ready to equip our students to go into any of the construction trades such as bricklaying, plastering, plumbing, heating & ventilating and carpentry.