Apprenticeships are a popular choice for young people aged 16 or over looking for on-the-job training and the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications whilst earning a wage.

Most of your training will be directly linked to the career you have chosen, gaining practical experience in the workplace, backed up by attendance at College one day a week.

An Apprenticeship in Plumbing and Heating will give you valuable experience of a variety of trade related activities. You will be working on site where your duties could encompass many areas of plumbing and heating such as health and safety, communication, scientific principles, hot and cold water installations, central heating systems, site preparation and pipework fabrication.

Apprenticeships are a great option for school leavers who want to gain a nationally recognised qualification. 

An Apprenticeship is equivalent to 5 GCSE's.

Your offer of Apprenticeship training will be dependent upon you securing employment, the college may be able to assist you with this

The apprentice does not have to pay any fees for this course, however the employer may be required to pay a contribution towards the costs of training.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship you could progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Plumbing and Heating Level 3 providing your Employer covers the range of work including gas installations.

You could also progress in your chosen career at supervisory / management level.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

GCSE's grade 9-4 in English and Maths or equivalent.

All applicants for an Apprenticeship will be required to attend an interview with the relevant Account Manager undertake an intitial and occupational assessment.

We MUST stress the importance of you contacting employers yourself as without an employer it will not be possible for you to commence training.

 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TDNXHM0181 01/08/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

To gain the full Intermediate Apprenticeship you will work towards the following qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
  • Functional Skills in Mathematics Level 2
  • Functional Skills in English Level 2
  • Functional Skills in I.C.T Level 1

The NVQ part of the qualification is work-related and will relate specifically to your job role.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

48 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

NVQ Level 3

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Plumbing

Duration 

48 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

NVQ Level 3

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds