Diploma in Domestic Plumbing // Level 2

The course for you if ...

You are interested in a career as a plumber and would like to further your skills and gain practical training in a professional environment.

This Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions. This programme has been designed around the needs of local employers and has a mix of both practical and theory-based units.

Units covered will include: 

  • Health & Safety in building services engineering
  • Electrical principals and processes for building services engineering 
  • Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing 
  • Common plumbing processes 
  • Cold water systems 
  • Domestic hot water systems 
  • Sanitation 
  • Central heating systems
  • Drainage systems
  • Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering

Entry requirements

We will require a Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing, or equivalent for entry on this course. You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.


You will be assessed on a series of units throughout the year and job knowledge.

Progression & Careers

You could continue your education by progressing to the next level of study, or to an apprenticeship, or employment in the plumbing sector.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 2
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus