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Plumbing and Heating Conversion Course Level 2 NVQ (work based)

Why study this course?

This work-based course is designed to allow candidates who have already completed a Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing & Heating to gain a Level 2 NVQ, which is required by most employers in the sector to be recognised as a qualified plumber. The course offers a conversion to an industry recognised qualification which allows for candidates to work as a qualified plumber.

What will I study?

This course covers:

• Safe Working Practices.
• How to Communicate With Others.
• Environmental Protection Measures Within B.S.E..
• Pipework Fabrication Techniques.
• Domestic Cold Water Systems.
• Domestic Hot Water Systems.
• Domestic Central Heating Systems.
• Scientific Principles Within M.E.S..
• Domestic Rainwater Systems.
• Domestic Above Ground Drainage Systems.
• Install and Maintain Domestic Plumbing & Heating Systems.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

You may be eligible to progress onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating (Subject to the candidate being able to find suitable employment).

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through online examinations and a work based portfolio of evidence.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

The candidate would have to find their own suitable employment to be able to complete this course. The course is made possible by the current apprenticeship frameworks, it may not be possible once the new apprenticeship standard is released.