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Diploma in Plumbing Studies - Level 2 - Full-time (Mid Devon)

Level 2
Course Code:
Mid Devon Campus
One year

If you have completed Level 1 Plumbing, this Level 2 study programme is designed to build on the skills and knowledge that you have already gained. You will be encouraged to find work experience so that you can apply skills learnt at college to actual workplace situations.

A valuable qualification recognised by the plumbing industry.


This one-year qualification includes a mixture of both theory and practical assessments, to help you develop the skills and knowledge required to meet plumbing industry standards. In combination with work experience or employment, this gives you the opportunity to begin your plumbing career with a valuable Level 2 qualification.

Your study programme will include tutorial sessions and work experience.

You will also study Maths and English if a GCSE at grade 5/4 or above has not previously been achieved in these subjects.
All entrants must hold 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent or above, to preferably include GCSE Maths and English at grade 3 or above.
Entrants who do not have a GCSE grade 4 in Maths and/or English will continue studying these subjects.
At the end of the year, you are expected to have completed and achieved all the components of your Level 2 Study Programme and improved your Maths and English skills before progressing to your next course.

Applicants will need to show successful completion of a Level 1 qualification in Plumbing.
If you successfully complete the Level 2 programme, you will have the opportunity to progress on to a Level 3 qualification within the architecture and construction field.
If you are able to secure employment in the plumbing industry, an apprenticeship could be an option for you.
Please contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01884 235245 for more information.
Q: Is there any equipment needed to participate on this course?
A: Safety clothing including boots and overalls need to be purchased by the student. Students are also required to provide their own stationery and textbooks, a full equipment list will be provided at interview.

Q: Are there any costs for this course?
A: Students are asked to pay a contribution towards materials and learning resources used in workshops and classrooms. There may also be trips throughout the year which may incur a cost.
If you are a 19+ learner there may be course fees, unless you are eligible for a remission. Financial support may be available, if you require further information contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01884 235330

Diploma in Plumbing Studies - Level 2 - Full-time (Mid Devon)
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