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Level 2 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technical Standard


Course Overview

This apprenticeship covers a range of practical and theoretical units in plumbing and domestic heating. 

Course Content

You will cover units including applying safe working practices, site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques, installing and maintaining central heating and hot and cold water systems, as well as installing and maintaining domestic heating systems. 

Entry Requirement

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, preferably to include English, maths and a science, or completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification.

You will need to be employed, or find employment, in a building related role.


Completion of level three plumbing and heating qualification which includes theory exams and practical assessments prior to end test gateway and end point assessment which will include multi choice question paper, a design project and interview with an independent assessor.

Where does this course lead to

Full qualified Plumbing and Heating technician, employment

By the end of this apprenticeship the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as EngTech by the Engineering Council through The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) and or The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

On completion of the health and safety assessment, as determined, by the assessment plan the candidate will have satisfied the requirements to obtain a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card through the Joint Industry Board for Plumbing and Mechanical Engineering Services (JIB-PMES) at the appropriate grade.

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Course Outline

Course Code: AP21
Study Mode: Apprenticeship
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 3 Years
Start Date: TBC.
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