City & Guilds 6035 Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing

City & Guilds 6035 Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing

Subject Area: Building Services

Course Overview

This programme follows on from level 1 Building Services Engineering and the Plumbing level 1 programme.It gives a more in depth technical picture of the plumbing industry. Topics are looked at in detail such as Cold Water, Hot Water and Central Heating. The study programme has both theory and practical elements to it; the theory consists of 9 GOLA examinations. The practical assessments are carried out to industry standards.

This is a full time study programme and you are required to attend college for three days per week for a full academic year.
During the year, you will be expected to undertake work placements in industry, as well as attend relevant trips and visits.

All students who have not achieved a grade C or grade 4, or above in GCSE English or maths or both will need to study an English or/and maths qualification alongside their chosen main qualification.

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  • Start Date: Sep, 2017
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: EPL12F0

Entry Requirements

A profile of GCSEs at grade D or grade 3, in English, Maths & Science and successful completion of the BPEC Aptitude test 60% pass (30 minutes) .

Course Highlights

Your skills will develop and improve as you learn in our fully equipped industry standard workshops.

You will learn about the Plumbing industry as you go on various trips throughout the year, including visits to working construction sites.

The study programme will also develop personal, social and employability skills, which includes opportunities to use the job related skills you learn to increase your knowledge of a working environment and opportunities to work on community projects and to explore the various career pathways within the plumbing industry.

Next Steps

It allows students to progress into employment, or to the following qualifications.

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
  • Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating

Tuition Costs

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2017.
For all students aged 19+ fees are £2075. Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learner Loans can be found at


Additional Costs

Trips and visits, safety boots and work trousers, starter tool kit, and textbook City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Plumbing(6035) (ISBN 9780851932711)

Daniel Read - City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Level 2

Finding employment within the plumbing industry has always been my goal. After finding it difficult to gain employment, I enrolled on the 6035 diploma in plumbing. As a pre-apprenticeship course it has been an ideal way of gaining plumbing knowledge and information. The course has given me all the tools I need to progress on to Level 3. I firmly believe that taking part in the course has made me more employable.

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