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Level 2 in Plumbing

Start (w/c): 01/09/2020 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Aberdare

Course Information

This course has been designed for those with no previous experience of plumbing to provide a foundation for a career within the industry. You will benefit from a variety of activities designed to bring out the best of your potential and enable you to use your skills and knowledge to gain employment in the industry. The qualification recognises your job knowledge and tests the skills you have acquired.

Alongside this course you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate, which is equivalent to 1 A level. Due to the structure of this course, on completion you will leave the College with 2 qualifications equivalent to 3 A-Levels, greatly enhancing your future opportunities.

What Will I Learn?

You will study 11 units, which will include: Safety; Plumbing Principles & Processes; Cold & Hot Water System; Sanitation; Central Heating; Electrical Supply; Sheet Lead & Environmental Awareness and Working Relationships.

The course contains both theory and practical plumbing workshop based lessons. You will also study Level 2 Essential Skills in Application of Number and Communication. Alongside this course you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate.

For the Welsh Baccalaureate you will explore a wide range of areas including how Wales 'fits in' with Europe and the rest of the world, the health of the nation and how to be enterprising.

Entry Requirements

You will require successful completion of a Level 1 in Plumbing and completion of an entrance test

You will undertake a formal interview and college devised initial assessment in literacy and numeracy.


You will have practical and job knowledge unit tests as well as externally set tests and internally marked tests.


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.


Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.

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Career Progression

  • On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to Plumbing Certificate Level 3 courses and future employment in plumbing.


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