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What's covered?

There is great local demand for skilled plumbers and the work varies from becoming a domestic plumber to working for a local authority or large construction company. If you are looking for a career change or to improve your prospects our Level 2 Plumbing Diploma (accredited by EAL) can provide you with the essential knowledge you need to start your career as a plumber.

You will study a wide range of skills to enable you to be effective in the industry. These include:

  • Measuring
  • Cutting
  • Bending and jointing of pipe work
  • How to use materials such as copper, plastics and mild steel

What do you need?

Minimum of four GCSE at grade 3 including English and Maths

How you are assessed

You are continually assessed through practical assignments and internal exams.

How Long?

1 Year

What course next?

You could carry on and study NVQ Diploma L2 (if you find a suitable job) or join the industry as a plumbers mate.

What could this lead to?

A Level 3 Diploma or/and a Level 3 Diploma if employed in the industry.

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