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Plumbing Studies BPEC Level 2 Diploma at Guildford College

Course description

This training course prepares you for the work place. The high level of skills and knowledge gained expand from domestic work through to commercial plumbing. 

Course content


  • health and safety
  • electrical principles
  • scientific principles
  • common plumbing processes
  • cold water
  • hot water
  • sanitation
  • central heating
  • drainage systems
  • communication skills

Entry requirements

This course is aimed at those who have achieved the Plumbing Level 1 course and mature applicants. You should have an interest in practical work along with the determination and persistence to succeed.


Practical assessments are judged against industrial standards and carried out in the workshop. Some online exams.

Future opportunities

Plumbing qualifications at Level 3 followed by HNC/D or professional courses in construction, available at the College.


Further information

The theory classes are formal lessons followed by City and Guilds online exams in stages.

For practical work, overalls and protective footwear are required.

It is highly recommended that students purchase books to assist in their studies - from a reading list provided at the start of the course.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 June 2016
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