Approx. duration: 24 months
Start Date: Anytime
Attendance: Off-job-training, one day a week at the Ipswich Campus
On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.
End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds
Entry requirements: Plumbing Level 2, Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.
Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Gas engineering involves the safe installation, commission, decommission and the ongoing service and repair of gas appliances in either a domestic or non-domestic setting. Appliances can include, but are not limited to, a range of work categories such as central heating boilers, unvented hot water storage, ducted air heaters, cookers, space heaters, meters, alternative fuel, boosters, testing and purging for industrial pipework. Roles in gas engineering will include explaining how installations and appliances work, providing energy efficiency advice and ensuring customer service excellence at all times. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.