Want to become a qualified Plumber? Octillion Training Academy delivers this industry recognised entry Plumbing Level 2 course which will set you on a pathway to achieve your goals. 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.


Unlock Your Potential in the Thriving UK Plumbing Industry

Looking to jumpstart a fulfilling career as a qualified plumber in the UK? Octillion Training Academy's industry-recognised Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating will set you on the right path. Our comprehensive course covers an extensive range of theoretical and practical aspects, equipping you with the essential skills, knowledge, and qualifications needed to stand out as a plumber in today's competitive market.

Course Objective

In-Depth Course Topics:

The Level 2 Diploma dives into the core concepts and practices of plumbing and heating, providing a solid foundation for your career. Topics covered include:

  • Safe working practices in building services engineering.

  • Effective communication within building services engineering.

  • Environmental protection measures in building services engineering.

  • Scientific principles in mechanical services engineering.

  • Site preparation and pipework fabrication for domestic plumbing and heating services.

  • Cold water system installation and maintenance.

  • Hot water system installation and maintenance.

  • Central heating system installation and maintenance.

  • Domestic rainwater system installation and maintenance.

  • Domestic above ground drainage system installation and maintenance.

Market Needs

UK Plumbing Industry Outlook:

With the UK experiencing a growing demand for skilled plumbers due to an ageing workforce, a surge in construction projects, and a focus on energy-efficient systems, the future looks promising for qualified professionals. This demand is expected to persist, offering numerous job opportunities and attractive salaries.


Plumbing Industry Regulation and Standardisation:

As the UK plumbing trade moves towards more stringent regulations, similar to the Gas Safe Register for gas engineers, obtaining recognised qualifications and staying current with industry standards becomes essential for a successful and secure career.


Earning Potential in the UK Plumbing Industry:

Earnings within the UK plumbing sector can vary based on factors like experience, location, and employment status. A self-employed plumber can typically earn between £30,000 and £50,000 per year, while an employed plumber may earn £20,000 to £35,000 per year. Directors of plumbing companies can potentially earn upwards of £70,000 per year, depending on the company's size and success.

Why Choose Octillion

Why Choose Octillion Training Academy?

  • Comprehensive curriculum addressing key plumbing and heating topics.

  • Expert instructors and state-of-the-art workshops for hands-on skill development.

  • Real-world experiences through field trips and community projects.

  • Flexible learning schedule with part-time and evening session options.

  • Opportunity to pursue further education and specialised qualifications.


Our 50-day course strikes the perfect balance between practical workshops and classroom-based theory sessions, assessed through a mix of practical assignments and online exams. To enrol, you'll need to be self-motivated and possess an aptitude for theory and practical skills. Maths and English assessments may be conducted during the interview process.


Octillion Training Academy provides all course materials, including handouts and equipment. You'll need to purchase The City & Guilds Textbook: Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies (or equivalent) and provide your own overalls and safety footwear for practical activities.


Seize the opportunity to embark on a rewarding and lucrative career in the UK plumbing industry. Enrol in the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating at Octillion Training Academy today!