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Plumbing Diploma Level 2 (Adults)

Level 2 - Intermediate

Plumbing Diploma Level 2 (Adults)

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required for a career in the Plumbing industry.

The qualification covers many areas within plumbing and domestic heating, such as hot and cold water supplies, sanitation and understanding health and safety within Building Services Engineering.


Entry criteria is minimum BSKB IA Level 1.8 in maths and English.

You will learn skills through practical assessment in our on-site workshop that is built to provide you with a realistic working environment to effectively prepare you for the industry. Learners are to attend 2 days per week – 08:20 to 16:00 both days with 100% attendance and punctualityrequired.

Learner’s knowledge, ability and skills will be assessed by on-demand multiple choice tests (available through the City & Guilds assessment platform e-volve) and practical assignments. The City & Guilds 6035 offers the chance to develop skills and knowledge to a high standard recognised by the industry.

For level 2 plumbing courses the following items must be provided by the learner:

Water Regulations Guide ISBN 978-1-3999-0764-4 – The Water Regulation Guide is an essential part of a Plumbers toolkit, as such, from the first week of the course tutors require that learners refer to this document.  The book is reference material, and it is essential ALL learners obtain a copy because it can be referred to during internal assessments and formal exams. During the sixth week of the course learners will be assessed on their understanding of this document, the result of that assessment will contribute towards the tutor’s determination as to whether a learner will remain on the course after the sixth week.

City & Guilds Plumbing book 1 ISBN 978-1398361614 – The City & Guilds Plumbing book 1 will equip level 2 learners with the tools for success in a career as a plumber. (Not essential)

Site Safety Boots – Site Safety Boots are essential part of a Plumbers PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), from the first week of the course this equipment must be worn in the workshop and other construction areas.

Other Classroom Equipment – From week one – learners must provide the following to enable participation in electrical design and electrical science:

1) Scientific Calculator

2) Helix 300mm Metric Triangular Scale Ruler

3)Helix Oxford Maths Set

4) Pencils and Pens (Grey, Blue, Black, Red, Yellow, Green, Brown)

5) Eraser

6) Pencil Sharpener

7) Note Pad

Learners are not allowed to use mobile phones during exams and must provide their own scientific calculator.

You can progress to a level 3 qualification or apprenticeship.

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