What career opportunities can this lead to?

On successful completion of the NVQ Level 2, the progression is onto Level 3 technical certificate and NVQ 3.

What are the entry requirements?

Level 2 will suit you if you have some relevant plumbing and heating knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised. You will need to complete an initial assessment in Maths.

What does this programme involve?

Mainly site assessment which is planned and completed with qualified assessor. The NVQ 2 is gained by compiling a personal portfolio of completed competencies. These jobs will be assessed by one of our qualified assessors. The course is one of the continuous assessment in the workplace on skills attained in the classroom and workshop. On completion of the course students will be able to install, commission and maintain hot and cold water systems, sanitation equipment i.e. bathroom suites, and associated drainage.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

This qualification is for anyone wanting to become a fully qualified plumber. It requires the candidate to have completed the 6129 Level 2 Certificate, and so have the necessary underpinning knowledge, or proven experience in the industry.

A ring binder or lever arch file to keep site evidence and plans.

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

PLHEV2/NVQBPEC

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
PBN2R Workplace Flexible – Flexible £1,384.00 £1,384.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.