II. Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating (QCF)
III. Awarded by City and Guilds of London institute
Most of the above courses can be handled online and the student can set their own pace
13. Routes to plumbing for people looking for a change
People with no previous experience in plumbing, who are looking for a change in career and want to become a qualified plumber with
recognized qualifications, will be required to complete three different types of training.
I. Practical (within a training center)
II. Theory within a class based environment
III. Home study
These courses will take you from being a novice to being a fully qualified plumber, and more importantly,
will cover you for the following qualification
- City and Guilds level 2 or level 3 Diploma (6035) in plumbing studies and & BPEC water supply (water fittings) regulations 1999[/justify]
Within the profession, you will also be awarded with and gain an NVQ level 3 diplomas, this is a hybrid structure of hands on knowledge transfer
through theory and practical skills for your chosen trade. The practical aspects complement the knowledge gained from home learning and the course also
helps you to become confident, safe and competent in the areas of plumbing in which the course covers.
There is an option on completion of the course to progress to an NVQ. This cannot be achieved at a training and assessment center, but by conducting on-site placement work.
With these few tips, you should be able to navigate finding a plumber in a well organized and
safe way, understand the route to plumbing and also be able to consider what you would require as a plumber
or someone hiring a plumber.
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