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Plumbing and Heating

Course Code: PSD2I

Level: 2
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: City & Guilds, Diploma
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

About the course

Cause a splash; open the door to a rewarding career opportunity as a plumber or plumbing and heating engineer! This City and Guilds plumbing and heating course at City College Plymouth will equip you with the basic skills and knowledge you need to gain entry into the plumbing industry. You will learn the basics of installation, servicing and maintenance of a variety of plumbing, heating and ventilation systems, including bathroom and central heating systems. This course leads to a nationally recognised diploma.

What you'll learn

Your individualised study programme will be made up of the following four areas:

  • the qualification you are studying
  • English and maths
  • work experience
  • other activities to develop your personal skills e.g. preparing you for employment, training or higher/further education.
Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grades 3-1 (D-F), including English and maths.

What's next?

On successful completion you may consider applying for an Apprenticeship in the sector.

Completion of this qualification may also enhance your employability within the building services industry and help you to gain employment as, for example, a trainee plumber or a trainee in the installation, service and maintenance of a variety of plumbing and/or heating and ventilation systems.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: PSD2I

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1200

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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