EAL Progression in Plumbing and Heating Level 2

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Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
03 September 2024


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

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 wish to pursue a career in plumbing

... You want to go on to a Level 3 qualification in the built environment

... 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:

  • Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing
  • Cold water systems
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Central heating systems
  • Drainage systems

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 City and Guilds Level 2 Foundation 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 an apprenticeship at Level 3, or a Gas Foundation course, or Level 3 Contruction and the Built Environment or Level 3 Civil Engineering

Additional information

You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment at an approximate cost of £40.00, as well as your own stationery equipment.

Where can I study EAL Progression in Plumbing and Heating Level 2?

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 03 September 2024

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All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team