Level 2 Plumbing

This programme is the first step to gaining a qualification in the Construction Industry, specifically in the role of Plumber

The course covers the following units:

The course covers the following units:

Understand and carry out safe working practices in Building Services Engineering

Understand how to communicate with others within Building Services Engineering

Understand how to apply environmental protection measures within BSE

Understand how to apply scientific principles within MES

Understand and carry out site preparation, and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems

Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation and maintenance techniques

Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation and maintenance techniques

Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation and maintenance techniques

Understand and apply domestic rainwater system installation and maintenance techniques

Understand and apply domestic above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques
An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

You will be assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

You will work with the latest industry tooling as used by Plumbing specialists including Rothenburger, Monument, Anton and Salamander.

On your course you will experience Industry talks, Industry visits and compete in various Skills Competitions

You will be encouraged to complete a C.V. and apply for Tameside College Apprenticeships within your chosen specialism and gain valuable work skills from work-experience placements.
Learners must have;

Progression from Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Foundation BPEC

4 GCSE’s grade D – G 0r 1 -3 (Must include English and maths)

Successful interview with a Plumbing tutor

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

A hardworking approach towards the industry
Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Foundation BPEC

NVQ Diploma Level 2 in Plumbing & Heating BPEC (Apprenticeship)


Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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