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Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Level 3 Standard

Overview

 

Approx. duration: 48 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: One day a week at the Rural Campus

Entry Requirements: 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.

Progression: Project Manager, Gas Engineer, Site Supervisor or progress onto higher level apprenticeship

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians plan, select, install, service, commission and maintain all aspects of plumbing and heating systems, they can find themselves working inside or outside a property. Customer service skills and being tidy and respectful are important qualities as they can often find themselves working in customers’ homes as well as on building sites. Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians are also at the forefront of installing new and exciting environmental technologies like heat pumps, solar thermal systems, biomass boilers and water recycling systems The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.