City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2022


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Level 1 (Foundation) Diploma in Plumbing and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade C or above.

In a nutshell

This course offers a broad but in-depth insight into the work and skills of a plumber

This course is for you if...

... You want to go directly into employment
... You want to go on to a Level 3 Plumbing qualification
... You want practical and theoretical knowledge

What will I be doing?

This 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.

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 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?

Diploma Level 3 or 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.

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 05 September 2022

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

Contact our Student Recruitment team

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

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