Plumbing Diploma Level 2

Add to Shortlist
  • image

    Full Time

  • image

    One Year

  • image


  • image



Please note, this course is currently on a waiting list, if you wish to apply you will be contacted should a place become available. A Traineeship or Apprenticeship option may be available, so please contact the College for more information.

The Level 2 Plumbing Diploma provides you with enhanced skills and knowledge required for a career in the Plumbing industry.

You will study a number of practical units covering areas such as hot and cold water systems, sanitation, central heating, and drainage.

You will learn skills though practical assessment in our on-site workshop that is built to provide you with a realistic working environment to effectively prepare you for industry.

What will I do?

You will study a number of topics that are required by a plumbing professional working in the trade.

These include:

  • Health and Safety in building services engineering
  • Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
  • Common plumbing processes
  • Cold water systems
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Sanitation
  • Central Heating systems
  • Drainage systems
  • How to communicate with others within building services engineering
  • Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing

Full time 16-19 learner with a Grade 3 or below, must study towards a GCSE grade 4-9.

The entry qualifications for the Level 2 Plumbing Diploma are three GCSEs at grades 4 or above (Old GCSE grade C or above) including Maths, English and Science along with completion of a Level 1 plumbing task at an assessment day or a relevant Level 1 vocational qualification.

The Plumbing Diploma will take you one year to complete. You will attend College for up to four days a week.

The Plumbing Diploma is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.

If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £1500.

If you are aged 19 and are applying for this course as part of the Career Reboot Programme, the course will be FREE*. For more information on the Career Reboot Programme and *eligibility guidelines, please visit our Career Reboot Programme page.

Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701 or email your query to

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

There are externally set multiple choice examinations and various practical assessments. You will carry out assignments in the classroom and practical assessments in the workshop.

Successful completion of the Plumbing Diploma could lead to further training by undertaking a Level 3 qualification or an Advanced Apprenticeship.

Additional costs include Books (Level 2 in Plumbing City and Guilds 6035 ISBN:9780851932712) - £30, Trips - £20, Uniform - £70

How to Apply.

To apply for a course, you will need to have an account with us!

Creating an account is easy, just click ‘Apply for this course’ below.

If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

You can download our course guide