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Plumbing & Heating Level 2

Plumbing & Heating Level 2

egg-timerFull Time
arrowLevel 2
hat16-18, Adult FT
calendar1 Year
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 02/09/2024

This course is suitable for both school leavers and adults who wish to progress in the plumbing & heating industry. Learners will be based in our industry standard workshops where they will develop the necessary skills to become a plumber, including both practical and theory work.

Course Overview

You will study the following practical modules:

  • Copper work

  • Steel

  • Sanitation

  • Installation of bathrooms hot water cylinders

  • Plastic pipe work

You will study the following theory modules:

  • Safety

  • Scientific principles

  • Central heating

  • Hot water installation

  • Cold water installation

  • Communication

  • Site preparation

  • Rainwater

  • Above ground damage

  • Environment

All LMC students will receive tutorial support and take a programme of Functional Skills including English & Maths.

LMC has guest speakers along with joint events for all students. There is also an excellent opportunity to take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) which gives learners opportunities for bonding and stepping outside of their comfort zones.

Progression Routes

Upon course completion many of our students choose to progress onto the Plumbing & Heating Level 3 course, while some students choose to progress straight into full time work or an Apprenticeship.

You can develop your skills within the Plumbing & Heating industry with further training in:

  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

  • Renewable Energy Technologies

  • Oil Fired Appliances

  • Engineering

  • Contract Management

You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in this industry.

Entry Requirements

To study this course you must:

  • Have an enthusiasm for the subject area

  • Show a commitment to study

  • Be able to work independently

4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including English & Maths, OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in English & Maths.

All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional Skills English & Maths qualifications or GCSE English & Maths if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects.

If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study English &/or Maths GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of English & Maths Functional Skills.

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email

Course code: A30044-A1A