C&G 6129 level 2 in Plumbing

C&G 6129 level 2 in Plumbing from Panda TradeTraining

By: Panda TradeTraining  08/09/2010
Keywords: training courses, energy efficiency, Self Employed


This level 2 course is designed for beginners who wish to become employed within the plumbing industry - it covers key areas of the plumbing profession. It gives candidates the underpinning knowledge and some portfolio evidence for the 6089 NVQ level 2. It covers both practical and theoretical aspects, but don’t worry, you won’t be stuck behind a desk all day taking notes - plumbing is a hands-on course.

This course is open to both men and women of all ages, with or without experience. Please call us now if you would like any advice on the suitability of this course for your needs.

  • Health and Safety - the legal requirements that must be met by you and your employer.
    Key Plumbing Principles - covers the science of plumbing, introducing the basic materials, theories and concepts.
  • Common Plumbing Processes - teaches basic skills such as bending, jointing and fixing copper pipe and low carbon steel pipe.
  • Cold Water Systems - collection, storage, treatment, supply and distribution of cold water.
    Hot Water Systems - instantaneous and storage systems.
  • Central Heating Systems - level 2 covers pipework only.
  • Electrical Supply - level 2 is restricted to basic practical skills on non-live components.
  • Sanitation Systems - sanitary appliances, pipework and fittings and rainwater systems.
  • Sheet Lead Work - basic principles, fabrication techniques, weathering and flashing.
  • Environmental Awareness - energy conservation, disposal of waste and prevention of wastage.
  • Working With Others - as well as excellent technical skills, you will need to know how to deal with other people by developing your personal skills.
  • Basic Plumbing Studies - with a GOLA end test.

After initial training, students will be assessed through a wide range of practical tasks and multiple-choice test papers set by City & Guilds.

  • Bathroom installation
  • Maintenance
  • Commissioning and de-commissioning
  • Fault finding
  • Heating systems/copper/plastic/low carbon steel
  • Drainage
  • Leadwork
  • Electrical

This is an 8 week course which can be taken as a whole block or, if more convenient, it can be split into weekly/fortnightly/monthly chunks. We are flexible with the times, so please call us with your requirements.

£4,081.95 (inc VAT at 17.5%) This all inclusive price includes all the training, safety equipment, course handouts, examination entry fees, free tools, drinks and a post-course telephone help-line. The only extra you will need to find is your food and your accommodation if required - which we can help you find.

Successful candidates will gain the following certificates:-
City & Guilds 6129 level 2 Technical Certificate in Basic Plumbing
*BPEC Water Regulations
*BPEC Unvented Hot Water
* These two certificates are not included in the cost of the course if the course is funded - in that case they need to be purchased separately.

BPEC Part P Electrical Course (Full and Defined Scope) This 5/7 day course can be taken after completion of the 6129.
*BPEC Water Regulations
*BPEC Unvented Hot Water

We will provide all your generic safety equipment, course handouts and tools, but for Health & Safety purposes, you will need to provide your own size related workwear and protective footwear.

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