Building Trades - City & Guilds Diploma Plumbing Studies Level 2 Year 2
This second-year course develops your qualifications from your experience in year 1.
Course aims and areasOnce you have successfully completed year 1, this course allows you to finish the theory qualification. We will also accept an application if you have completed year 1 at another college.
To gain the full industry recognised qualification you will need additional NVQ modules that require you to provide work-based evidence so you must be employed in the plumbing industry.
These modules are additional and are not included in the course fees.
Once you have completed this course you have the option of progressing on to a level 3 course or apprenticeship.
- Health and safety in building services engineering
- Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
- Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing
- Common plumbing processes
- Cold water systems
- Domestic hot water systems
- Central heating systems
- Drainage systems
- Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
Why the MET?
This course takes place at our new purpose-built Construction and Trades Centre at the MET's East Campus.
Our well-equipped workshop facilities mirror real industry practice, using industry standard tools.
You will be taught by experienced teachers who have years of collective knowledge and industry experience between them. Our staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.
The cost and whether or not you have to pay for your course depends on your age, circumstances and educational history. To find out which category applies to you, please visit our course fees page by clicking below.See more details
How to apply
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Plumber or heating or ventilating engineer
- Examines drawings and specifications to determine layout of system.
- Measures and cuts required lengths of copper, lead, steel, iron, aluminium or plastic using hand or machine tools.
- Installs fittings such as storage tanks, cookers, baths, toilets, taps and valves, refrigerators, boilers, radiators and fires.
- Tests completed installation for leaks and makes any necessary adjustments.
- Attaches fittings and joins piping by welding, soldering, cementing, fusing, screwing or other methods.
- Repairs burst pipes and mechanical and combustion faults and replaces faulty taps, washers, valves, etc.
- Critical Thinking
- Active Learning
- Learning Strategies
- Reading Comprehension
- Active Listening