The Plumbing NVQ Level 2 is a big step for Plumbers who have gained necessary experience on site. This isn't a qualification that's recommended for those who have just started out in the industry however. Ideally, you need to hold enough experience working on variety of Plumbing jobs within both a domestic and commercial dwelling in order to feel confident enough as well as confidence to know that you can officially say you are NVQ Level 2 qualified.

If you feel you've gained enough experience and feel confident to do so, please give the following a quick read for more information on how it works.

...Please bear in mind that the Plumbing NVQ Level 2 is not a training course...Firstly, if you are interested, Able Skills arranges for an NVQ assessor to visit you on site and assess your level of competence. Furthermore, they will give you guidance on completing your portfolio before finally achieving your NVQ...

Please see the below routes to gaining your Level 2 NVQ in Plumbing for those who DO hold and those who DON'T hold Plumbing Qualifications.

There are two different routes to achieving your NVQ:

  • The experienced Plumber WITH qualifications
  • The experienced Plumber WITHOUT qualifications

The Experienced Worker without qualifications route will require you to:

  • Undertake study at home to prepare you for the online exams in centre
  • Undertake practical assessments in centre
  • To have work-based assessments completed
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All Of Our Training Courses Come With World Wide Industry Recognised Accreditation

A common step for Qualified Plumbers is to start introducing Gas skills and train towards becoming a Gas Safe Registered Engineer. With the intention of offering Plumbing and Heating services, you must remember that the awarding bodies you need are both City & Guilds (for Plumbing) and Bpec for any Gas Training Courses.

Being at the NVQ Level 2 stage, or even having any other Plumbing Courses under your belt, automatically qualifies you for our 5 week Gas Training Course as apposed to the 7 weeker. This is because pipe skills is essential for this field of work and hence why we place such a big emphasis on the topic.

The NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing is something that really helps you stand out amongst other tradesmen and will certainly see you have easier access to future working sites. For even more information on how it works, please click here where you'll find an extensive list of all Plumbing Courses available. For Gas Training Courses, please click here.