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Plumbing Level 2 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

If you want to train as a professional plumber this level 2 course will give you all the skills. It is a mix of practical and theory, and you will study in our spacious, industry-standard plumbing workshops. You will learn from expert tutors who have all worked in the industry and have extensive knowledge.

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Course content

  • 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
  • health and safety
  • maths and English

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs at grade four/grade C or above in maths, English and science, or
  • Electrical Installations Level 1 Diploma plus maths and English at level one, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at interview event


  • coursework
  • practical assessments

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • Construction Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • plumbing apprenticeship

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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    • September 2014 sees the grand unveiling of a new £45 million Thurrock Campus in Grays which will include restaurants, health facilities, shops and an advice centre. There will also be specialist workshop and studio spaces linked to courses for technology, media and creative arts, and facilities for art, design, logistics, engineering and IT courses.

      There will also be key areas available for public and community use. Hair and beauty salons, a restaurant and coffee shop will also be open to the public and are destined to breathe new life back into Grays.

      More information is available on our website »