Construction

Plumbing and Heating Level 2 Apprenticeship

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

Apprenticeships can start at any time. This programme will take a minimum of 24 months to complete.

Entry requirements
  • You will need to be at least 16 years of age
  • Have one GCSEs at grade C/4 or above plus GCSE maths and English at grade 3 or above
  • You will need Level 1 ICT (or work towards it to achieve the full framework )
  • You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice. Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies.
You will achieve

You will achieve a Level 2 NVQ in Plumbing.

Last updated: 6th Feb 2018

Course overview

This course is for anyone wishing to pursue a career in the plumbing and heating industry.  If you have an interest in plumbing and heating and would like to develop your career in this area, then a plumbing apprenticeship would be for you.  It will provide you with both practical skills and the theory that you need for the industry.

Course content

You will study units from the list below which relate to your job role. You will also study:

  • Employment, Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) booklet
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Units

  • Know how to maintain a safe working environment
  • Be able to maintain a safe working environment
  • Know how to prepare for carrying out plumbing repairs
  • Be able to prepare for carrying out plumbing repairs
  • Know how to repair or replace plumbing fittings and wastes
  • Be able to repair or replace plumbing fittings and wastes
  • Know how to repair or replace sanitary appliances
  • Be able to repair or replace sanitary appliances

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in college and in your place of work.

What equipment will I need?

You will be required to provide paper, writing materials, A4 ring binder file, extra wide dividers and clear plastic wallets.

Where will I study?

You will study within the workplace and attend classes at Barnsley College’s Construction Centre, Honeywell Site, Honeywell Lane, Barnsley, S75 1DP.

What can I do next?

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Plumbing or apply for job roles including:

  • Plumber

How much does the course cost?

There is no cost to being an apprentice. All costs associated with your apprenticeship, including the cost of training and your salary, will be paid by your employer.

 

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Apprenticeship Team

For further information please contact the team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email: info@barnsley.ac.uk

 

 

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Plumbing and Heating Level 2 Apprenticeship