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Domestic Plumbing and Heating Apprenticeship Level 3 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

The advanced course for those who have already successfully completed their Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating.

Course content

What’s involved?

During this Apprenticeship you will install complex cold water, hot water, sanitation and heating systems as well as fuel burning appliances such as gas, oil or solid fuel boilers. You will have the opportunity to choose a pathway e.g. domestic plumbing or industrial plumbing.

You will put together a portfolio of evidence to show that you are competent at the tasks you do every day, while receiving support from experienced South Worcestershire College tutors.

How will I be studying?

For the Level 3 NVQ in Plumbing and Heating you will attend lectures at the Evesham Campus one day each week for two years, while the remainder of the week is spent in the workplace.

Entry requirements

To enrol on this Apprenticeship you need to be aged 16 and over, ideally have a minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C and be employed as a plumber. You must have completed a Level 2 in Plumbing or have the relevant experience.

Future opportunities

With a Level 3 Certificate you are qualified to an advanced level and could work as a plumbing technician or be involved in designing environmentally friendly systems e.g. water management, grey water systems and rain water catchment.

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.