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Apprenticeship Standard in Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Level 3

Location:
Ashington Campus
Level:
n/a
Course Code:
STD0001X
Awarding Body:
Qualification:

Apprenticeship Standard in Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Level 3, including a Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating qualification.

Start Date:
Flexible/Various

Who is the course for?

All ages, in paid employment.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

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.

Safe working:

- 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

Supervisory skills:

- 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

What will I study on the course?

By the end of this apprenticeship the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as EngTech by the Engineering Council through The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) and or The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

On completion of the health and safety assessment, as determined, by the assessment plan the candidate will have satisfied the requirements to obtain a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card through the Joint Industry Board for Plumbing and Mechanical Engineering Services (JIB-PMES) at the appropriate grade.

Apprentices will attend classroom and workshop session one day per week delivered at the Ashington Campus and further develop their skills and knowledge in the workplace.

Progress reviews take place every 8 12 weeks. An End Point Assessment made up of a portfolio of work, an observation and a knowledge test.

Apprenticeship Standard in Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Level 3, including a Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating qualification.

Please check the College apprenticeship vacancies section to for current opportunities or contact local furniture making employers to discuss the possibility of an apprenticeship with them. You must be employed in a relevant role to complete an Apprenticeship.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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