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Level 3 Apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating (Environmental) at MidKent College

Course description

Earn while you learn on an apprenticeship with the College! This nationally recognised standard will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge you need to progress in your chosen career. Your apprenticeship framework will include a combination of on-the-job training, studying for your qualification at College and maths, English and possibly ICT depending on the framework and any prior GCSEs. This nationally recognised standard will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge you need to progress in your chosen career. Your apprenticeship framework will include a combination of on-the-job training, studying for your qualification at college and maths, English and possibly ICT depending on the your prior GCSEs.You will learn the knowledge and skills needed for the domestic installation of plumbing, heating and gas installation systems, complex hot and cold water systems, un-vented hot water and central heating systems, complex sanitary pipe work, and above-ground draining.Units include: > Understanding how to organise resources within building services engineering (BSE) > Understanding and applying domestic cold water/ hot water/ central heatingsystem installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques > Understanding and carrying out electrical work on domestic plumbing and heating systems, and components > Installing, commissioning, servicing and maintaining domestic heating systems > Understanding the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems> Know the requirements to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems> Install, commission and handover 'active' solar thermal hot water systems> Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain 'active' solar thermal hot water systems> Inspect, service and maintain 'active' solar thermal hot water systems

Entry requirements

Students need to have the following:> Successful completion of the Level 2 Apprenticeship> Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week> A good standard of education with 5 GCSEs at A-C / 9-4 including maths and English (or equivalent)> Satisfactory completion of a college interview and initial assessment

Future opportunities

Once you have successfully completed your apprenticeship you will have become a fully qualified tradesperson with the ability to carry out your trade on recognised building projects. You could take your learning further too with a level 4 course, available via Professional Construction courses.

Further information

> At College, you will develop your knowledge and practical skills within our well-equipped workshops and theory sessions > You will need to provide your own personal protective equipment at College to study Plumbing & Heating> Following successful completion of this apprenticeship there will be an opportunity to complete the gas unit at a very competive price

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: 25 October 2018
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