City & Guilds Full Plumbing Package

If you want to become a qualified Plumber then this industry recognised entry level 2 will be your starting point. You will start with the very basics and progress to a comprehensive understanding of domestic plumbing covering both theory and practical to enable you to work successfully as a Plumber.
QualificationCity & Guilds 6035-02 / 6189 / WRAS / G3
LocationDartford, Kent (Accommodation Available)
Entry RequirementsNone


inc VAT
Easy payments
Flexible Training
Interest Free Payments
Accommodation Available

Duration & Cost

Deposit required is £750.00 (£500 secured against the level 2 Diploma and £250 against the NVQ process)

C&G 6035 level 2
Full Time - 6 weeks

£3195.00 including vat£449.16 x 6 payments

C&G 6035 level 2
Part Time - 14 Weekends

(2 consecutive weekends per month)

£3195.00 including vat£385 x 7 payments

6189 - NVQ

£1,045.00 including vat

£250.00 on the profiling date

£250 for site visit 1

£250 for site visit 2

£295 completion fee

WRAS/G3- 2 Days

£450.00 including vatPayable at the time of booking.

Course details

This package of learning will take you through learning to achieve a City & Guilds level 2 Plumbing qualification, WRAS and G3 certificates and move you on to assessment for NVQ.

The City & Guilds level 2 Diploma qualification forms the basis of knowledge for all modern domestic plumbing and the NVQ will assist you if you are looking to undertake site related work. A WRAS certificate will enable you to join an Approved Contractors' Scheme like WIAPS - Water Industry Approved Plumbers' Scheme and a G3 certificate will open the door for you to work on Unvented Hot Water Systems.

These are industry recognised, formal trade qualifications and are required in order for candidates to progress further in the plumbing industry.

C&G 6035 level 2 Diploma

The level 2 Plumbing Diploma course is a real mixture of practical and theory training, and you are assessed for the qualification by undertaking both practical assignments and on-line exams. We will provide you with everything you need to achieve this qualification including a level 2 Plumbing reference bookOur level 2 Plumbing training centre has fantastic facilities with an abundance of up-to-date tools and equipment for you to use and the entire course is supported by the tuition and guidance of our dedicated Plumbing Instructors. Additionally, we will also provide access to a variety of plumbing videos to assist you during your training and afterwards should you ever need a quick refresher when you are on a job.  

C&G 6189 – NVQ

The level 2 NVQ is achieved by way of work-based assessments once you have access to work. Achievement of the NVQ will give you access to a JIB PMES Blue Card which will be a requirement for any site work you are considering.


This is a one-day course – learning materials are sent out ahead of attendance and on the day, you will receive training and undertake an exam.

G3 – Vented and Unvented Hot Water Systems

This is a one-day course – learning materials are sent out ahead of attendance and on the day, you will receive training and undertake an exam and practical assessment.

This 6035 level 2 Diploma is available Full Time or Part Time at Weekends (on a 2 weekend on and 2 weekend off basis). A Home Study option is also available. The NVQ aspect is work based assessment and you will be allocated an Assessor to assist you through the process. Prior to allocating you with your NVQ portfolio, we will ensure that you undergo a profiling session with your assessor so that the entire NVQ process and requirements can be explained to you fully. The WRAS and G3 courses are completed during the week.

Weekend Plumbing Courses at Able Skills

Courses open to you after

If you would also like to consider becoming Gas Safe registered then gas training will be your next natural step - within our Gas Training section there are a variety of different options available to you dependent upon which aspects of the process you would need Able Skills to provide for you.



All of our courses take place at our dedicated training centre in Dartford, Kent. The centre is easily accessible by road, being just 10 minutes from junction 1a on the M25. We are only a short walk from Dartford train station which is served by frequent trains taking 35 minutes from central London. For anyone travelling from further away, we have our own accommodation available at only £25 per night.

We are open Mon - Fri and 2 weekends per month for training and visitors so if you would like to find out more about this course or about Able Skills, please feel free to pop in, no appointment necessary.

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