NVQ in Plumbing and Heating L2

Are you a plumber and looking to advance your career? This is a professional course that will equip you to progress in the industry.

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  • Duration

    3 Years

  • Location

    Guildford College

This professional course is designed for plumbers currently employed in the industry, who are looking to progress and upskill in their field.

Through practical, onsite work and in depth assessment, your skills will flourish for you to take forward in your career. With well-rounded training, you will be equipped to complete tasks efficiently and effectively.

During this course, you will:

  • you will gain an NVQ 2 qualification
  • carry out site based work and be reviewed by an assessor
  • complete a portfolio of evidence, consisting of photographs of your site work alongside write ups
  • learn content based on Health and Safety (H&S) plans, site preparation, installation, commissioning, decommissioning and maintenance tasks

You will learn, site based plumbing skill, including: 

  • systems and fittings
  • fitting sanitary appliances
  • plumbing and heating pipework
  • soldering and joining techniques
  • commissioning and testing procedures
  • dealing with valves, taps, and cisterns maintenance


Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress to an NVQ Level 3.

To be employed in industry, with a Level 2 in plumbing.

Including site visits, you will be required to attend college on occasion to complete portfolio work.

Why Guildford College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 100+

    Courses available

  • 6000+


  • 79+

    Years of teaching experience

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