City & Guilds Progression in Plumbing Studies Level 2
City of Newport Campus
05 September 2023
Level 2 (Foundation) in Plumbing Studies, Core Units from Construction Level 2 and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade C or above.
In a nutshell
The Progression in Plumbing course gives you a broad but in-depth insight into the work and skills of a plumber. This course will prepare you for a career as a plumber in the construction industry.
This course is for you if...
... You want to go directly into employment as a plumber
... You want to go on to a Level 3 Plumbing qualification
... You want to gain practical skills and theoretical knowledge of plumbing
What will I be doing?
The Progression in plumbing Studies course offers you the chance to develop your skills and knowledge to a high standard recognised by the industry.
You’ll learn how to deal with leaky pipes, water systems and drainage in our well-equipped workshops.
You'll cover a range of units during the course, including:
- Health and safety in building services engineering
- 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
- Central heating systems
- Drainage systems
- Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
The course is delivered by both practical sessions in excellent workshop facilities and theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions.
You'll be assessed through practical projects, written and online tests and, once complete, you’ll achieve:
What is expected of me?
To enter the course, you’ll need a Level 1 (Foundation) Diploma in Plumbing and, either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy, or English/Welsh First Language Grade C or above
You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there’s an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
What comes next?
After completing the Progression in Plumbing Studies course, you can progress your skills further with the Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing, or you can go straight into employment using the skills and knowledge you've gained.
You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment at an approximate cost of £40.00, as well as your own stationery equipment.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team