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Plumbing Diploma

The Plumbing Diploma Level 2, delivered at South West Energy Centre, allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for preparation into employment within the plumbing industry.

Units covered include: Installing pipework systems, Materials and components, Copper fabrications, Hot and cold water systems, Central heating systems, Plastic pipework installation, Guttering and rainwater systems, The installation of sanitary ware, including taps, float operated valves and siphons.

During this evening course, practical skills and theory knowledge will be assessed using a combination of both practical tasks and on-line assessments. Upon successful completion, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Plumbing Diploma Level 3.

You will need to provide your own protective clothing, footwear, textbooks and stationery. This course runs on a Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
DP2PLU1E Paignton Campus 10/09/2019 - 08/07/2020 TUE&WED 18:00:00:0 - 21:00:00:0 36 £1898.00 T2 Apply Now
DP2PLU1FBL Newton Abbot Campus 14/09/2020 - 09/07/2021 - £1592.00 T2 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

"The College and my tutors have provided me with skills that I need to go forward with my business, and is really encouraging in putting skills into practice on a regular basis. Having a network of other talented students is really beneficial for me to build working relationships with and collaborate on projects I am working on at the moment."Jake Raine-Harries

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