This Level 2 qualification is for anyone who wants to work as a plumber in the building services engineering sector. You will learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the plumbing sector. It is practical based with classroom theory sessions, so while you learn the key information you will also to put your skills into practise. Studying in our excellent facilities means that you are prepared for your next steps, whether you move onto further study or employment.
Attendance is two evenings per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) or all day Friday for 36 weeks.
- 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 and hot water domestic water systems
- Central heating systems
- Drainage systems
- Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
Entry to this course requires a Level 1 qualification in Plumbing.
Please note that you will be required to wear safety boots with steel toe caps and hi-vis vest when working in the College workshops. Prior to enrolment on the course, please make sure you have access to these resources.
The course is assessed by practical assessments and online exams for each unit. You will also carry out an assessment which requires you to install a bathroom suite.
Your course may include work experience or a work placement that could lead to the offer of a part-time or casual work, or you might work outside of your studies. Our students benefit from local site visits and trips to construction companies, such as our award-winning local partner Priestley Construction.
After successful completion of the course, you will be prepared to move into further study or employment in plumbing and construction. Dependent upon experience, a plumber has the potential to earn anywhere between £12K and £40K per year, so the time to train in plumbing has never been better.
If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken.
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