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Plumbing - Level 2

This qualification is college based and will cover a variety of modules including applying environmental protection measures, pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems, applying domestic cold water systems, rainwater system installation, maintenance techniques and much more.

The programme also includes studying maths and English towards GCSE grade A*-C (new grading system: 9-4) if you do not already have these grades.

What topics/modules are covered?

  • 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 building services engineering
  • Understand how to apply scientific principles within mechanical service engineering
  • 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
  • Apply safe working practices in building services engineering working environment
  • Install and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems Performance

What are the entry requirements?

In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

  • A relevant Level 1 qualification

Or

  • At least 2 GCSEs at grade A*-C (new grading system: 9-4) in maths, English or science

Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student.


What can I do if I complete this course?

  • Plumbing – Level 3
  • Construction – BTEC Extended Diploma – Level 3

Career Path

  • Plumber
  • Heating Engineer

What qualification will I gain?

EAL Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing.

Start date

September.

Duration

1 year.

Where will I be based?

The Pembroke Centre, Hugh Baird College.

Cost

Aged 16-18 Aged 19-23
and 1st full level 2
Aged 19+
and unemployed
Aged 19+, not 1st full level 2
and not unemployed
Free Free Free £3,375

Financial Support

If you are aged 19+ you may be eligible for financial support to cover the cost of the course and/or travel, childcare and equipment expenses. Click here to find out more.


Additional Information

You are expected to supply your own pen, pencil, scale ruler, calculator, eraser, steel toe capped boots and overalls (if required).


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Terms, Conditions and Disclaimer

We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.


Last modified on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 09:55

Study Programme

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.