Building & Construction
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2019/20) and are subject to change next year.

For students under 19

Our courses & apprenticeships are usually free if you are 18 or under on the 31st of August 2019. Some courses have additional fees for things like materials and travel, which you will need to pay at the start of your course. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for these costs.

For students aged 19 or over

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees. Some courses may be free, depending on your circumstances. Certain Level 3 & 4 courses require you to pay the fee in full or take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for your course. Please see our guide to fees for more information.

International Students

Students from outside the EU/EEA need to pay the full international fee for their course. Please note, West London College does not offer Tier 4 Visa Sponsorship for students to study in the United Kingdom.


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.