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Plumbing and Heating

Course Code: MPA

Level: 2
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Diploma, NVQ
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Various days and times (blended learning)

About the course

Are you a plumber in Plymouth, Devon or Cornwall? City College Plymouth offers this plumbing course, which is designed to allow anyone with the level 2 6035 Plumbing Studies Diploma or the 6129 Technical Certificate in Plumbing to upgrade your qualification to the full NVQ level 2 Plumbing and Heating qualification. This course includes the GOLA exam.

Entry requirements

This course consists of the following units: GOLA exam and performance units (on-site).
Our on-site plumbing assessor will arrange to visit you in your workplace and assess you against industry standards.


There is a multiple choice GOLA exam on environmental awareness.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

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.)

Please note; this course is run throughout the year. If you would like to apply, please complete an application form and we'll be in touch with a date for you to start the course.

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