Course Information

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating

City & Guilds
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: EAMON.FLANAGAN@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Raymond.Howe@swc.ac.uk

Description

This qualification is intended for those who want to gain the practical skills and knowledge in the plumbing and heating sector to work as a competent tradesperson.

Additional Information

Applicants aged between 16 and 18 must secure a relevant work placement. Applicants aged 18 – 24 must secure a relevant paid apprenticeship with an employer. All students will be given opportunity to participate in external skills competitions, social excursions and educational trips.

Course Content

This programme of study incorporates technical training necessary for onsite installation and maintenance of modern plumbing and heating systems and technologies. It should enable you to select and use relevant knowledge of hot water, cold water, and central heating and sanitation systems. In addition it should develop practical skills such as pipework fabrication and jointing and enable you to complete the installation and maintenance of plumbing and heating systems.

Assessment Method

Underpinning theory is assessed through 10 online Evolve examinations. Students will also complete practical assignments in the workshop. An onsite portfolio must also be completed to evidence competence in installing and maintaining plumbing and heating systems in a work environment. This includes the use of onsite observations, photographs, oral questioning, witness testimonies and candidate job records.

Progression Opportunities

On completion students can progress onto the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating

Entry Requirements

Desirable: GCSE C or equivalent in Maths, English and ICT. Candidates will be accepted with a GCSE grade D in Maths and English however must complete the following equivalent Essential Skills qualifications as part of the programme: Application of Number - Level 2 Communication - Level 2 ICT – Level 1.