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Level 2

Plumbing Studies – Level 2 Diploma (EVENING)


The Level 2 Diploma evening class is an exciting and intensive course run over two evenings per week for one year. We provide an industry-focussed and practical learning environment that will develop your skills and knowledge across a range of plumbing activities. We have team of lecturers and workshop instructors who are approachable, knowledgeable and have experience of working in the industry.

About the course

You will learn about the key methods, materials, processes and principles used in plumbing. Common plumbing processes that are required include teaching you how to interpret diagrams, prepare tubes and fittings for joining, perform fixing of clips and operate power tools.

Hot and cold water are key topics that will teach you how to fit types of domestic water systems and components. You will learn about the water distribution, water supplies, the pipework used in domestic systems, how to test and decommission, maintain and install water systems and components.

You will learn the requirements for installing sanitary appliances and be able to install them by the end of your course. We explore common sanitation systems, which includes: toilets, wash basins, sinks and cisterns.

The central heating unit will introduce you to the domestic central heating systems installed in domestic dwellings. We also cover above ground drainage systems.

Additional Information

The structure of our programmes follows clear educational aims that are expected from the awarding bodies. These are all outlined in the programme specifications which include further details such as the learning outcomes. You can find out more by visiting the City & Guilds website –

Please note that whilst we are planning to run the required modules in the following academic year, there may be changes to the curriculum in response to COVID-19 or updates from the awarding bodies.

For the latest information about the next cohort of evening classes, please contact the admissions team on


You may have previously completed the Level 1 Plumbing Diploma, though this is not a formal requirement.

A positive attitude, enthusiasm towards learning, interest in plumbing and good attendance is also important.

Admissions Enquiries

If you have any questions about the entry requirements or the application process, please contact us on


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