WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?
This qualification is for those wanting to enter the Plumbing industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto Level 3 Plumbing. This Level is suitable for advanced beginners. You will be learning basic skills and knowledge at a higher level than the Level 1 qualification and will be supervised as you undertake various practical and knowledge based activities.
You will need to gain a total of 49 credits overall from a selection of subjects. The college will choose the subjects you study but typically these could include: Copper Pipework, Plastic Pipework, Ground Maintenance, Installation Repair and Maintenance of Plumbing Systems.
IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?
If you are practical and logical, not afraid of hard work, and seek a skill that will equip you well in life then plumbing is an ideal choice. It offers a well-paid career, a sought after role and a high level of skill. You will need to enjoy working indoors and outdoors.
WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
Entry on to the course will be by interview. You should have a profile of GCSE’s at Grade 4/3 however non achievers will be required to study Maths and English alongside the plumbing course to achieve the requirements
WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN IF I SUCCESSFULLY
COMPLETE THE COURSE?
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing
OTHER RELEVANT DETAILS?
You will be learning the basics of plumbing in our state of the art facilities based at the Oswestry campus taught by qualified teachers who have a background in the industry.
Each subject is assessed with a practical task to show you are competent. Each practical task is completed within a set time limit and you will have plenty of opportunity to practice before being entered for any assessment. All students will also have to pass 9 online examinations throughout the year.
HOW MANY HOURS, WEEKS, YEARS DOES IT LAST?
3 days a week over 1 year
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME?
You will need to purchase a set of steel toe cap boots and overhauls (preferably boiler suits) and stationary to complete the course. All plumbing tools will be provided to carry out all training and assessments.