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Domestic Plumbing and Heating Apprenticeship Level 2 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

he scheme is aimed at young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who want to develop plumbing skills and progress to become a domestic heating engineer.

Course content

What’s involved?

The practical training will involve installation of radiators, boilers, hot water systems, control systems and cold water systems using copper, steel and plastic. The theory training will involve central heating design, installation and maintenance, hot and cold water systems design, installation and maintenance, heating system controls, gas and oil awareness, principles of electricity and material and processes selection.

How will I be studying?

A Level 2 NVQ in Plumbing and Heating would normally take about two years to complete dependant on the level of work put in by the candidate. During this time you will be working at your place of employment and you will be required to attend College for day release.

Entry requirements

You need to have three GCSE subjects grade A*-C in English, Maths and Science and be employed in a relevant job role.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you will achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating. You can then advance onto a Level 3 qualification in gas or oil which will meet the requirements of either Gas Safe or Oftec registration.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malvern Hills College directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2016

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    • The Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.