Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

Key areas of study are:

Regulations Preliminary Reguirements Enforcements Fluid Categories requirements for water fittings

Entry Requirements

You will need to hold or working towards completing Level 2 or Level 3 in Plumbing Technical/NVQ Programme

The textbook that will be required is to complete this course is the Water Regulations guide

Assessment Method

Candidates will complete a written assessment at the end of the course.

Progression Opportunities

Progression & Related Courses Unvented Hot Water Supply Systems Assessment Students will be able to progress onto Domestic Unvented Hotwater Storage Systems, you can also progress onto Solar Thermal Hotwater Systems. You will be able to apply for approved Plumber status

Study Methods

The sessions will be based inside a dedicated plumbing workshop environment.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.