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Plumbing - including water-based systems
and products (baths, sinks, showers, water heaters/radiators etc).
Course Length: 24 months
Course Location: Workplace plus 1 day a week at college
Course Fee: If applicable
This apprenticeship programme covers a range of practical and underpinning
knowledge and includes the following four components:
1. Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
Knowledge units include:
Competence units include:
2. Functional Skills in Maths, English (Level 2) and ICT (Level 1)
3. PLTS (personal learning and thinking skills)
4. ERR (employment rights and responsibilities) - mapped into Diploma
Completion of Access to Building Services or GCSE Grades A-C in English and
Maths. You must be employed in the plumbing industry and sponsored by your
employer. A pre-course interview is required.
The NVQ Diploma is achieved through the creation of a portfolio including
workshop evidence and supported by on-site assessments. Apprentices will also
attend college 1 day per week to learn the knowledge required to do their job
and develop their skills. In addition there are regular monitoring and support
visits to the workplace by a training consultant.
Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Plumbing
Full time applications are open for 2018/19