EAL Progression in Plumbing and Heating Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
04 September 2024


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Access to Building Services or Level 1 Plumbing Studies and either GCSE maths/numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language grade C or above

In a nutshell

This qualification is for those who want to enter the plumbing industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up the core skills and knowledge and allows you to develop your skills in key areas such as plumbing systems, hot and cold water systems, central heating, sanitation and electrics to a high standard recognised by the industry.

This course is for you if...

... You want employment in the plumbing and heating industry
... You want to progress to the Level 3 Diploma
... You want a blend of practical and theoretical study

What will I be doing?

You’ll learn how to deal with leaky pipes, water systems and drainage.

Units include:

  • 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
  • Sanitation
  • 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, as well as theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions.

You'll be assessed through practical projects, written and online tests and upon successful completion, you’ll achieve:

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a Level 1 Access to Building Services or Level 1 Plumbing Studies 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?

Level 3 Diploma Plumbing, an Apprenticeship or other employment.

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?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 04 September 2024

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