City & Guilds 6035-02 Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies Course (formerly known as 6035 Technical Certificate in Plumbing Studies) provides an excellent entry-level route into the Building Services Engineering sector, covering the very basics and progress to a comprehensive understanding of domestic plumbing covering both theory and practical elements of your course to enable you to become a successful Plumber.

If you are looking to start your career as a Plumber or have your already gained experienced formally recognised, you will need to become NVQ Level 2 qualified. All prospective candidates’ will need to ensure they have achieved their Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing (Technical Certificate) before considering registering for an Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating qualification.

We can also offer the NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing & Heating assessment for those who have already achieved their Plumbing Level 2 Technical Certificate – click here to find out more.

What is the City & Guilds 6035-02 Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies Course and how does it work?

This intensive course focuses on gaining essential practical skills and knowledge training in Plumbing. This ensures that when the learner completes their qualification, they will have gained vital practical experience and some expectation of the situation they could face in a job role within the plumbing sector.

Our Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Course is both practical and theory based and it’s being delivered at our purpose-built plumbing training centre and workshops. Your course will be delivered by a qualified Trainer who has comprehensive plumbing and teaching expertise. The theory part of the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Course is studied at home, in your own time – all student handbooks and learning materials will be provided by us. Support from your Trainer will also be available.

You will be required to regularly attend our Training Centre for theory and practical training sessions, but also practical and online assessments.

City & Guilds 6035-02 Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies Course Overview

Your qualification covers a wide range of subjects required by anyone working in the domestic plumbing and heating industry, including:

  • Health and Safety
  • Scientific Principles
  • Pipework Fabrication Techniques
  • Domestic Hot Water Systems
  • Domestic Cold Water Systems
  • Domestic Central Heating Systems
  • Above Ground Drainage
  • Electrical Systems within the Plumbing Industry

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is essential for all individuals who may have a limited prior knowledge and understanding of the plumbing sector but have the ability to achieve a fundamental level plumbing qualification.

It also applies to prospective learners which are considering a plumbing career, but who would like some experience of the job role first, or those industry experienced individuals which lack a formal qualification to recognise their skills.

How do I study and achieve this qualification?

Your qualification combines theory (delivered via City & Guilds SmartScreen eLearning) and practical workshop sessions training with your Trainer at our Training Centre. Final assessments will include passing your on-screen online examinations, alongside your simulated practical assessments at our Training Centre.

Do I get any course materials or equipment?

CDC Group will provide you with all the required course materials to complete this course, also relevant equipment for your practical tasks are included. All the required Tools and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be also provided by us when you’re training in our workshops.

Are there any Entry Requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements to enrol for this course, however, you’re in the driving seat – all you need is ambition of acquiring the skills and knowledge that would shape up your profession as a Plumber.


Part-time learners (including Weekends) can usually complete this course within 6 months from registration. Full-time learners can achieve this within 6 to 8 weeks, depending on availability and commitment. Full-time support and advice will be provided throughout your course.

Course Fee & Finance

  • The City & Guilds 6035-02 Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies Course fee is charged at £2,800 + VAT (£3,360). We require a 50% deposit for registration and course commencement.
  • Attendance is based on one-day a week on a Friday.
  • If you enrol today, you will receive all the required resources including SmartScreen eLearning Allocation you’d need to start your first session, which is agreed with you in advance.
Interest-free Finance is also available through our Partners at Dekopay. Find out more here.

What are my progression routes after the course?

At CDC Group, we take pride in ensuring that your knowledge and skills are always improving and have a structure that would enable you to gain qualifications that would enhance your earning potentials and employment in the industry.

After achieving your City & Guilds 6035-02 Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing course, you may consider registering for your City & Guilds 6189-57 Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating and achieve your full qualification and your JIB Blue Plumbers’ CSCS Card. 

You could also further enhance your employability and skills by considering our Water Regulations or Unvented Hot Water Systems training courses.

You then can also look into considering becoming a fully qualified Gas Safe Engineer operative by registering and completing your Managed Learning Programme (MLP) and your Initial ACS (Accredited Certification Scheme) with a wide range of Natural Gas Appliances to choose from (CCN1/CPA1, CENWAT, CKR1, HTR1, MET1). 

Contact us today should you wish to find out more information about prospective routes following your successful completion of your course with us.

Why choose us?

  • State of the art, Indoor Training Facilities
  • Brand New Plumbing & Gas Training Centre at our HQ in Hemel Hempstead
  • Highly Experienced Plumbing & Gas Trainers and Assessors
  • Affordable & Last-minute Availability
  • Conveniently Located in Hemel Hempstead (off M1, M25 & A41 in South England)
  • Over 35,000 satisfied customers to date following our 7+ years of providing excellence in training
  • 7 Days a Week Availability
  • 5-star rating Reviews on Google & Trustpilot
Please note: You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English to be able to attend this course.

City & Guilds 6189-57 Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies Course Additional Information

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