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Diploma in Plumbing Studies – Level 3

Do you want to become a professional Plumber who’s got what it takes to make it in the Plumbing Industry? Don’t have the skills? Then this course is right for you and will give you the qualifications needed.

This is the City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies (6035-03) Level 3 qualification.

The course focuses on the requirements of the plumbing Industry and procedures required for working like: Working safely in Plumbing, key plumbing principles and Common plumbing processes.

Who is this qualification for?

For candidates who want to work as plumbers in the building services engineering sector. This qualification does not make candidates fully qualified plumbers or plumbing and heating engineers (see Appendix 2).

What does the qualification cover?

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the plumbing and heating sector. See Appendix 2 for further information.

What opportunities for progression are there?

It allows candidates to progress into employment, or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and
Unit No C & G unit no Unit title Creditvalue Level GLH
T/503/9669 201/501 Health and safety in building ervices engineering 3 2 26
K/602/3138 301/802 Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems 2 3 15
K/504/0236 302 Plumbing system installation planning 6 3 51
M/504/0237 303/603/811 Complex cold water systems 7 3 56
T/504/0238 304/604/812 Domestic hot water 8 3 59
A/504/0239 305 Sanitation and drainage systems 3 3 25
H/504/0235 306/606/813 Central heating systems 11 3 110
D/504/0234 309 Domestic gas principles 11 3 108
K/504/0253 308 Career awareness in building services engineering 2 3 20

Initial assessments Maths and English

No prior work experience

Those with plumbing experience and employed in construction industry should consider joining the Diploma in Gas Utilisation Installation for a total of 12 months duration.


06 Months

Start Dates

  • 07 November 2020
  • 06 February 2021

Tuition Fees


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