Building & Construction
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.

About this course

The Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma in Domestic Plumbing is designed as a natural progression for anyone holding a Level 2 Certificate in Plumbing or a Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plumbing.

Key areas of study are:

  • Health and Safety in building service engineering
  • Plumbing systems installation and planning
  • Complex cold water systems
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Sanitation and drainage systems
  • Cantral Heating systems
  • Domestic Gas systems
  • Career awareness in building service engineering
Entry Requirements


  • 5 GCSEs grade A* C (including English and Maths)
  • Completed the City and Guilds 6129/6035 Level 2 in Plumbing, along with interview.
Assessment Method

Your course will be assessed by observation of your workshop practical activities by an assessor and also job knowledge will be assessed by you completing a written portfolio and demonstrating knowledge.

Progression Opportunities

Students will be able to progress onto the City and Guilds 6089 NVQ in Plumbing and the ACS assessments.

Students will be able to progress onto the City and Guilds 6089 NVQ in Plumbing and the ACS assessments. The qualifications that you have gained will enable you to gain a career in Building Services/Plumbing Industry.

Study Methods

Daytime 2.5 days a week (over 36 weeks).

The practical sessions will be based inside a dedicated Plumbing workshop and theory sessions will be based inside a classroom 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.