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Construction: Plumbing Level 3 at Bury College Apprenticeships

Course description

The Plumbing Apprenticeship offers a qualification that will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need when working in a job role which focuses on plumbing. You will be working in a variety of environments where your duties could encompass many areas of plumbing. You need to be familiar with everything from domestic boilers to advanced welding techniques to computerised control systems and from installing sanitation systems and servicing boilers to laying underground drainage pipes, plumbers work for the construction industry as well as for commercial and domestic clients. To undertake an Apprenticeship in Plumbing you must be committed, have a keen interest in the trade and have the determination and motivation to succeed. You may be involved in working in various conditions including: Working in outside and in adverse weather conditions, e.g. temperature variations, Shiftwork (may include nights and weekends), Working at height, Working in confined spaces, Working within highly regulated and controlled areas, Working within high hazard environments, Wearing specialist safety equipment, Working away from home. You will develop a range of Plumbing skills including preparing pipework and working with various types of systems for heating and water. The Plumbing apprenticeship is made up of nine core units, with the units differing depending on the fuel type you work with. Units include: Complex cold water systems, Complex domestic hot water systems, Central heating systems (boilers and controls), Domestic gas supply systems (natural or LPG), Plumbing studies practical tasks (gas). This course will involve 20% of your time to be dedicated to off the job training.

Entry requirements

Plumbing Level 2 or subject to experience. Initial assessment and diagnostic testing on maths and English will take place prior to commencement of apprenticeship.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

For more information please call our Admissions Team on the following numbers: 0161 280 8313, 0161 280 8314, 0161 280 8315 or 0161 280 8505.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 12 October 2017

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