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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating 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.You will study more technical tasks than on the level 1 Plumbing & Heating programme, including hot and cold water, sanitation and drainage, and bathroom and heating installations.

Entry requirements

Students need to have the following:> Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week> A good standard of education with 5 GCSE's at A-C including maths and English (or equivalent)> Satisfactory completion of the college initial assessment

Future opportunities

Once you have successfully completed your course you will be a fully qualified tradesperson with the ability to carry out Plumbing & Heating on recognised building projects. You will also have the opportunity to progress to the level 3 apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating.

Further information

> Some training will take place at College, where you will build upon your skills by learning the underpinning theory and working on your practical skills in the workshop> You will need to provide your own personal protective equipment at College to study Plumbing & Heating

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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    • Set in the Oakwood Park complex, MidKent College's Maidstone Campus provides a pleasant learning environment for students. The site houses a range of quality workshops – including those for Bricklaying, Carpentry, Motor Vehicle and Welding – as well as a large learning resource centre, refectory and welcoming social zone.

      In 2012 major redevelopment work costing a total of £25 million started at the Maidstone Campus, with new state-of-the-art facilities expected to be open by December 2013.

      As part of the rebuild MidKent College has purchased the University for the Creative Arts' Maidstone campus, which is also based at Oakwood Park and now houses the majority of the College's higher education courses.