Course Information


Level 2 Plumbing & Heating

City & Guilds
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
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

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
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

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 modular 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 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 level 3 Plumbing and Heating.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will be required to hold a minimum of a Level 1 qualification, defined as 4 GCSEs at grade D-G. However the following grades must be held in Maths and English

  • Maths Grade D
  • English grade D
  • Applicants who do not meet the enhanced entry criteria will enter an Introductory Phase of the Traineeship. Upon enrollment trainees will undertake initial assessments which will confirm whether they should enter full Traineeship or the Introductory Phase.