Plumbing apprenticeship

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Course Specifics

Construction Trades
Intermediate and Advanced
12-18 months
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
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Course overview

Depending on the pathway taken, key units include:

  • Basic plumbing skills
  • Cold water and hot water systems
  • Working with boilers
  • Un-vented hot water and water regulations
  • Sanitation

Who is this course for?

This Apprenticeship is available at both Intermediate and Advanced level, a member of our Recruitment Team will be able to advise which level is most suitable for you based on your current grades and experience. Applicants to this Apprenticeship could be a mix of age and experience. As a guide, applicants may come from a range of routes including: work or work experience training and/or experience which could include a portfolio showing what you have done, foundation learning at level 1, any of the Key Skills or Functional Skills, Young Apprenticeship, vocational or academic qualification(s).

What other experience will I gain?

As a Plumbing apprentice, you’ll learn about the installation and maintenance of plumbing systems and components. You'll be working under minimal supervision to complete the installation and maintenance of domestic hot water, cold water, sanitation, drainage, rainwater systems, central heating systems and components. On the Advanced Level Apprenticeship, your skill base will broaden and you’ll be able to enter the profession at a higher level. For example you will able to complete and oversee work to install, service, maintain and commission central heating systems.

Where will this lead?

On successful completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship you could progress to the Advanced Apprenticeship providing your Employer covers the range of work including gas installations. You could also progress in your chosen career at supervisory level.

What are my career options?
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