Level 2 Award in Plumbing and Heating


This qualification focuses on practical skills and knowledge. This ensures that when the learner completes the qualification they will have gained practical experience and some expectation of some of the situations that they could face in a job role within the plumbing sector.

The qualification does not require occupational evidence.

This is NOT a competency based qualification, and as such the learners would need additional competence training if they were successful in securing employment in industry.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification although Centres should ensure that the learners have the potential to achieve the units selected within this qualification.

Learners must have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to comply with the health and safety aspects of the scheme, the completion of the learning outcomes and any assessment requirements.

This qualification is for:

  • learners who may have a limited prior knowledge and understanding of the plumbing sector but have the ability to achieve a fundamental level plumbing qualification,
  • learners who are thinking about plumbing as a career, but who would like some experience of the job role first,
  • those who are new to the industry or looking for a career change or wish to learn new skills.

This qualification is assessed by:

  • on-screen exams,
  • simulated practical assessments.

This qualification is Centre based and combines classroom and workshop sessions.



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