Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18


Plumbing & Gas

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 1286.00
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Course Code


Course Overview

This specialised course will further develop skills in the effects of gravity on water and cold/heat and pressure. This course is equally helpful to those who are new to plumbing or already working in this industry. In addition, to further the development of your Health and Safety skills, you will focus on Cold, Hot and Central Heating systems before choosing whether to progress into Gas or Renewable pathways at a higher level.

Course Requirements

To have successfully completed Level 1 Plumbing.

What you will Learn

This course is for those wanting to develop their skills and gain a Level 2 qualification. It is comprised of a combination of both practical and theory elements.


The Level 2 Plumbing Foundation requires you to complete centre based knowledge and practical assessments designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress to L3 Plumbing Foundation or Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating.


Successful completion of this qualification will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills required for progression to complete either the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating or Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Heating.

Career Options

Plumber, gas engineer, drainage specialist, heating engineer.

Mandatory Units

Scientific principles within MES
Site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems
Cold water system installation and maintenance techniques
Hot water system installation and maintenance techniques
Central heating system installation and maintenance techniques
Rainwater system installation and maintenance techniques
Above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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