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Apprenticeships at Yorkshire Coast College
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  • Plumbing & Heating Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

Plumbing & Heating Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

These Apprenticeships will develop the skills needed to work within the Plumbing and Heating industry. You will be working towards a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating. This is based on four days a week working with an employer (not exceeding 40 hours) and one day per week at Yorkshire Coast College on day release.

Apprenticeship duration

12 to 24 months

What will I study?

Whilst studying an Apprenticeship you will work towards demonstrating your knowledge (at college) and competence (at work), on the following units:

Intermediate Apprenticeship units include:

  • Communicate with others in building services engineering
  • Install and maintain domestic plumbing and heating system
  • Domestic cold water system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Domestic central heating system installation and maintenance techniques

Advanced Apprenticeship (Pathway-Gas- Fired Water and Central Heating Appliances) units include:

  • Organise resources in building services engineering
  • Carry out electrical work on domestic plumbing and heating systems and components
  • Install domestic gas water heaters and wet central heating appliances
  • Install, commission, service and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through observation, knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence. There is also a requirement to complete the following elements: employee rights and responsibilities workbook and personal learning and thinking skills.

Entry requirements:

GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English. Vocational Assessment required.

What next?

Following successful completion of an Advanced Apprenticeship could be Higher Education, an NVQ Level 4, HNC/D in Plumbing or a Foundation Degree.

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