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City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing (Intermediate) - Level 2

Overview

Get into plumbing! If your ambition is to work towards becoming a plumber in the building services industry, this is a great first step towards your career goal. This course has been designed to give you the essential practical skills needed to progress on to an apprenticeship or into employment, and ultimately become a competent plumber.

Local employers will contribute towards training, providing demonstrations and talks and you’ll also have the opportunity to undertake real work placements. Practical training such as this is vital in preparation for gaining employment within the plumbing industry.

Start dates and fees

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20221241A1285FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • Above ground drainage, pipework
  • Plumbing science
  • Sanitation
  • Central heating systems.

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two GCSEs at grade 3 in English language and maths.
  • And/or, completed the City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing and Heating (Beginner) - Level 1.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information - admissions@wnc.ac.uk.

Applicants aged over 19:

  • If you do not have the entry requirements listed above you may still be accepted to study if you can provide relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject.

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

As an entry requirement on some of our courses, you will need a GCSE in both English and maths with at least a grade 4/C (please see entry requirements above).

If this isn’t displayed under the entry requirements and you don’t currently have a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4/C or above before joining us, you will then study English and maths as part of your programme with the aim of achieving a qualification with at least a grade 4/C. This is to help improve your chances of employment once you leave us.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.

How long is the course?

  1 year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be carried out in both the classroom (theory based units) via written assessments/presentations and the workshop (practical based units) via synoptic assessments of practical work using suitable industry standard tools and materials.

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How do I apply?

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