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Plumbing Advanced Apprenticeship at Colchester Institute

Course description

The Plumbing Advanced Apprenticeship is is an intensive and practical course designed to give you the relevant knowledge and experience to understand the installation of domestic plumbing systems. Learning at the College through practical and theory sessions is teamed with work-based experience and training to gain the City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating and a Technical Certificate.

Course content

This advanced course builds on skills completed in the NVQ level 2 in Plumbing. Areas covered include:

  • Designing and Plumbing a System to a Customer’s Specification
  • Specifying Installation Programmes
  • System Installation and Tests
  • Commissioning and De-commissioning of Systems
  • Domestic Gas Training and Assessments

As part of the Apprenticeship framework you will also study Employment Rights and Responsibilities, and Functional Skills Level 2/GCSEs in English and maths, plus ICT.

Entry requirements

Candidates should have achieved relevant level 2 qualification. Students will need to be dedicated and committed to your study. Students may be required to attend an interview with the Work Based Learning team. Students on this course are required to be employed in a suitable work placement with a plumbing company.

Future opportunities

Following further training, career pathwaysmay include project manager, site supervisor or chartered engineer.

Higher education opportunities may include the HNC in Building Services at Colchester Institute.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colchester Institute directly.

Last updated date: 02 March 2016

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