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Plumbing Studies Level 2 Diploma at Hartlepool College of Further Education

Course description

This qualification is aimed at learners who have progressed from a Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies or a similar construction related qualification.

Course content

The Level 2 Diploma develops learner's plumbing and heating skills at an intermediate level. The course covers a wide range of skills designed to make you 'industry ready'. You will develop a range of skills including installation, commissioning and maintenance.

The course units you will study are:

  • Cold water systems
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Above ground drainage and discharge
  • Central heating systems - pipework
  • Electrical supply and earth continuity systems
  • Environmental awareness
  • Health, safety and welfare key principles and common processes

Entry requirements

Entrants to this course will normally have undertaken the Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing.


You will be assessed on your practical skills and the knowledge you gain through practical tasks and on-line end of unit tests.

Future opportunities

You can progress on to a Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing & Heating or become an Apprentice to become a qualified plumber or heating engineer. If you wish to trade as a plumber you will need to obtain a work placement/job and complete the 6189 competence NVQ Diploma.

Further information

All PPE is provided.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hartlepool College of Further Education directly.

Last updated date: 03 January 2017
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