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Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies at Trafford College

Course description

Designed for full time and students only in the Plumbing industry and for construction employees who are involved in Building Services and for people wishing to enter the plumbing industry.The course consists of a Diploma in Plumbing Studies at Level 2. The course is both internally and externally assessed and is made up of a series of practical and written tasks. This will make up the underpinning knowledge for the trainee plumber. Students wishing to progress onto an NVQ course must be employed within the industry. Obtaining this qualification allows anyone entering the plumbing profession who is not currently employed in a plumbing capacity to seek employment with the sector.Learning is through classroom based and practical workshop activities. A variety of teaching and learning strategies are employed.Completion of Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and English is compulsory unless a suitable exemption by GCSE certificates can be provided.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE's at Grade D or above including Maths and English


The college staff will administer and monitor practical and written assessments covering the range of units and competence.

Future opportunities

Onto the Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.

Further information

Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7170

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: 13 May 2016
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    • Travelling by Bus
      The nearest bus stop for Trafford College is situated on Chester Road (A56) outside Stretford Leisure Centre, 5 minutes walk from the College. For more information about travelling by bus to Talbot Road, visit or call 0871 200 22 33.

      Travelling by Metrolink
      Trafford College, Talbot Road is situated 5 minutes walk from Old Trafford Metrolink Stop. Services run from Bury, Altrincham, and Manchester, with connections to Eccles. For Metrolink service information visit or call 0161 205 2000.

      Travelling by Train
      The Closest train station is Trafford Park on the Manchester - Liverpool line ans is 20 mins walk to site. Trains run approximately every hour in both directions.

      Travelling by Car
      The site is situated on Talbot Road (A5014), 2 miles from M602 slip Road (Junction 3) and 2 miles from Junction 7 of the M60. The College is located opposite Lancashire County Cricket Club and approximately 10 minutes walk from Old Trafford Football Ground.