Typically, apprentices will have English and Mathematics at level 2 on entry, and all will have achieved that level prior to taking their end-point assessment. It will be a requirement that the newly developed Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Qualification is achieved prior to taking the end-point Assessment.
All apprentices must be working in an environment which will allow them to develop and demonstrate core skills, knowledge and behaviours are outlined below.
- Operate in a safe working manner by adhering to health and safety legislation, codes of practice and applying safe working practices
Core plumbing system techniques:
- Apply selection, planning, installation, testing, commissioning and de-commissioning, service, maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair techniques on cold water, hot water, central heating, above ground drainage and rainwater systems
Electrical components and control systems techniques:
- Apply installation and testing techniques for electrical components and control systems on plumbing and domestic heating systems
- Take responsibility for own work and safety and welfare of others Oversee and organise the programme of work and work environment Carry out work and manage resources in an environmentally friendly manner