City & Guilds Foundation in Plumbing Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2022


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language.

In a nutshell

The Foundation in Plumbing course will introduce you to basic plumbing skills and knowledge, preparing you for a career as a plumber. You'll be supervised as you undertake various practical and knowledge-based activities.

This course is for you if...

... You aspire to work for or run a plumbing business

... You'd like to develop yourself as a plumber

... You’d like an introduction into plumbing to lead into further education

... You’d like a practical course that’s hands-on

What will I be doing?

This course is ideal for anyone looking for an introduction to the plumbing industry who wishes to undertake a course which will act as a pathway to further studies in this area. It will give you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge, along with the opportunity to progress onto our Progression Level plumbing qualification.

The course is delivered by both practical sessions with excellent workshop facilities and theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions. It will also include a module in a second trade.

You'll be assessed through practical projects, written and online tests. Once complete, you’ll achieve:

  • Diploma in Foundation Level Plumbing Studies
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

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 is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

On completion of the Foundation in Plumbing course, you can progress onto the next level of study t further develop your skills, or you can go straight into employment using the skills you've developed during the course.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 05 September 2022

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