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Plumbing and Heating Intermediate Apprenticeship at Amersham and Wycombe College

Course description

If you are over 16, an Apprenticeship allows you to gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst working in paid employment. Your programme will last approximately 24 months depending on your age.


Course content

Technical Certificate
This element will enable you to learn the essential plumbing knowledge to take into the workplace. There are 3 mandatory units:

Employment Rights and Responsibilities
You will complete a workbook which covers all aspects of your rights and responsibilities; this will also include an on-line multiple choice exam.

Diploma NVQ
You will complete the above Diploma at Level 2 which will be assessed in the work place by a college assessor and will recognise your workplace competence.
Key Skills

If you do not have the required GCSE grades, you will complete key skills, both in the College and the workplace, and you may be required to take an exam depending on your current qualifications in:
• Communication
• Application of Number

Entry requirements

Students should preferably have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above and these should include Maths, English, Science and Resistant Materials. Mature students will be interviewed to assess their suitability to the programme. You must also be employed with a plumber who is working on the full range of plumbing activities (ie installing central heating, bathrooms and maintenance).All applicants will need to pass an entry examination to ensure they have the aptitude and skills for this programme.


You will complete the above Diploma at Level 2 which will be assessed in the work place by a college assessor and will recognise your workplace competence.


Financial information

You will need steel toe capped boots and overalls.


Future opportunities

Your Apprenticeship Qualification will enable you to progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Amersham and Wycombe College directly.

Last updated date: 18 January 2016
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