Technical Certificate in Plumbing

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00047
Qualification Type Certificate of Attendance
Qualification Level Level 2


This Level 2 Technical Certificate focuses on the development of knowledge and practical skills needed for working in the Plumbing industry. It will prepare you to enter a plumbing apprenticeship programme or into employment. A plumber has the skills and knowledge to use a range of pipes including copper, plastic barrier, low carbon steel, waste and rainwater pipes. These are jointed and bent for the installation of bathroom suites, central heating systems and rainwater systems. You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working as a plumber or progressing to further learning or training in this area. Employer involvement is mandatory on this course and the College will help secure you a placement.


Units you may study include: Health & Safety Common plumbing processes Electrical and scientific principles Use of cold water Use of hot water Central heating Drainage Sanitation Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

60% Assessment - Coursework 40% Assessment - Exam Apprenticeship Option

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or grade A*-D or a Level 1 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.