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Plumbing & Heating City & Guilds NVQ 6189-57 Level 2 Diploma (workplace)

The Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing 6189-57 is a workplace qualification which gives you a full NVQ in Plumbing. It is the minimum qualification required to work within the Plumbing and Heating Industry. Once gained you are a qualified plumber and heating engineer. The course will also allow you to progress to Level 3 or other pathways within the industry.

Entry requirements

The Plumbing Diploma 6035-02 is required to commence this qualification.

Course content

You will cover:

  • Health & safety
  • Hot & cold water
  • Central heating
  • Soil stacks
  • Guttering
  • Decommissioning and maintenance.

Assessment methods

On site observations.

Further study and career options

You can progress on to the Level 3 in Plumbing, various commercial courses including un-vented hot water, water regulations or category 3 gas operative.

Funding information

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at

Course information & how to book

To book onto this course please contact our Sales team on 01234 291747 or email

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
Up to 1 year Flexible Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Offsite C1619

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

If you are unemployed and receiving benefits then you could learn for FREE

You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on one of the following benefits:

  • Employment & Support Allowance (work-related activity group)
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit (subject to income)
  • Income support

Please note: you will need to be able to produce evidence of the benefit in your name when you come to enrol.

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