Course Details

This ‘Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies’ course is designed to support learners in developing practical skills and knowledge in preparation for a future career within the plumbing industry. The practical aspects of the course will include carrying out a range of plumbing installations (including materials used in domestic, commercial and Industrial environments). Learners will gain an insight into the industry, including working practices, installation skills and techniques.

Entry Requirements

No previous qualifications required. A reasonable standard of English and Maths is required. Further requirements can be discussed at interview.

Career options

Depending on age: It allows candidates to progress into employment, or to the following City & Guilds qualifications: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating

Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2

Five highlights

  • 1 Chichester college is rated as OUTSTANDING by OFSTED (April 2014).
  • 2 A respected departmental reputation for quality plumbing training.
  • 3 Dedicated and experienced training and support staff.
  • 4 A valuable City and Guilds 6035 Level Two industry qualification.
  • 5 Ease of access for transport and parking.

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 23.04.2020
  • City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies (QCF)


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Course code Location Course length Start date
CON320CE1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 23.04.2020
CON320CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 07.09.2020
CON320CE1B Chichester Campus 1 Year 15.09.2020
CON320CE1C Chichester Campus 1 Year 21.04.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

This qualification consists of several unit components: • Unit 201/501: Health and safety in building services engineering. • Unit 202/502 Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering • Unit 203/503 Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing • Unit 204/504 Common plumbing processes • Unit 205/505 Cold water systems • Unit 206/506 Domestic hot water systems • Unit 207/507 Sanitation • Unit 208/508 Central heating systems • Unit 209/509 Drainage systems • Unit 210/510 Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering

How will I be taught?

Theory tuition for the course is by a blend of class based lessons, detailed hand outs and one to one support by regular seminars. Practical training will include specific lessons, demonstrations and assignment packs to record information and completion progress. These packs are a valuable source of tutor feedback and provide a good demonstration of competence for potential employers. An on-line resource is also available to support homework activities and provide further information.

How will I be assessed?

The formal assessments for the course include on-line exams and practical assessments with some written short answer responses. There will be a number of short theory and practical tests throughout the year to provide individual feedback on progress in the course.

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