Plumbing Studies Level 2 Diploma

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Plumbing Studies Level 2 Diploma

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1 year


South Bank Campus



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What's it all about?

This course is ideal for those looking to move into the plumbing industry, either as a plumber or a role within the wider building services sector.

It will provide you with the skills that you need for basic plumbing installations or to help you progress onto further study.

Areas of the course covered include:

  • Health and safety in building services engineering
  • Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
  • Common plumbing processes
  • Cold water systems
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Sanitation
  • Bathroom installation (bath, basin, WC, radiators/boiler pipework and airing cupboard) 

Please note this course will not enable you to become a fully qualified plumber. 

Study Options

Evening Route

This course is available as evening study if you have completed the evening only Plumbing Level 1 Award & Certificate at Leeds College of Building. *If you meet the above criteria the price is reduced to £366.

Day Route

You can enrol on the day course if you already have a Level 1 Certificate or you score highly on the entrance test.


If you have successfully completed the Plumbing Level 1 Award & Certificate at this College you will be able to progress on to this course.

If you have studied a Plumbing course at another provider we will need to see your qualifications before deciding what level you can start on, you may also be required to sit a maths and English assessment. You can call the Course Team or attend a College enrolment day to find out more.

All other candidates will need to sit the entrance test so we can assess your maths and English and determine what level you can start at.

Testing days typically take place in June and July. 

To check when the next testing session is please contact the Course Team on 0113 222 6015.

Next steps

Level 2 Diploma > Level 3 Diploma
Level 3 Diploma > Employment

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