City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing


You will be learning advanced skills and knowledge and will be supervised as you undertake various practical and knowledge-based activities.

This level is suitable for learners who have obtained a Level 2 Plumbing qualification wanting to enter the plumbing industry. It gives you an opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge as well as providing the opportunity to progress onto Level 3 Plumbing. This Level 3 Diploma provides around 70% of the NVQ requirements and students can if they find employment
progress further to obtain full NVQ Level 3.

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing

One year

Progression routes shown are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
• Advanced Apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating Conversion
• Water Regulatory Qualifications
• Level 4 Progression in Construction Crafts Employment options may include:
• Self employed
• Higher education
• Site management

Course Costs
Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course.
There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.

Aged 16-18 years
There are no tuition or examination fees

Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course)
Different fees apply depending on your individual circumstances and prior qualifications. Please telephone 01691 688029 to speak to somebody who will be able to help.

What does this subject include?

Units covered include:

  • Environmental Technology
  • Complex Cold Water
  • Complex Hot Water
  • System Planning
  • Central Heating Systems

What is the structure of the course?

Assessment is through written and practical centre marked assessments. All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Entry on to the course will be by interview and completion of Level 2 plumbing
  • You will need to demonstrate an enthusiasm and commitment for this subject area

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