Apprentice Plumber Ecolution Renewables

Are you looking to work within a growing exciting company? We have ongoing career opportunities and progression. You will be given the opportunity to work whilst simultaneously gain training and experience to become a fully qualified plumber.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    27 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

About the job role:

You will be attending an exciting variety of maintenance work, both scheduled and call-outs. You will be working across a mixture of renewable technologies to general property maintenance and new developments. This includes repairs, new instalments, upgrades and service renewal checks.

Some of the technologies that you will be working with include; Solar Thermal, Ground Source Heat Pump, Air Source Heat Pump, Unvented Cylinders, Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery systems, HIU systems and general household plumbing repairs.

Roles and responsibilities (whilst training):

  • General household plumbing repairs.
  • Renewable technology maintenance and repairs.
  • Attending scheduled servicing and annual maintenance checks.
  • Call-out repairs.
  • Fault-finding and diagnosis.
  • Upgrading/replacing renewable technologies.
  • Liaising with customers and in-house office team.
  • Updating servicing forms and report notes.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Full UK Driving Licence is required due to travelling to various locations.

Personal qualities

You will be working with a very experienced team of hardworking engineers. You will be required to work efficiently under the pressure of a growing business. We are looking for someone with strong communication skills, with a positive attitude, and work ethos to join our company.

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs at A*-C, including English, Maths and ICT, or equivalent.

Future prospects

Progression for the right candidate.

Things to consider

You will be expected to work in customers homes, therefore professionalism is important at all times.

About the employer

Ecolution Renewables are renewable technology installers for both new build and commercial retrofit properties throughout the UK working across a variety of sectors including residential, commercial, agricultural, public sector, education, and healthcare.


Ecolution Renewables


Ecolution House, Endeavour Park

London Road

West Malling

West Malling

ME19 5SH

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Plumbing and Heating
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Plumbing and Heating

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mid Kent College of H & FE


Tammy Whiteman

Employer's Application Instructions

MidKent College JobShop invites you to apply for the vacancy detailed above by using the below "Apply" link. At the JobShop, we use CVMinder to manage all of our jobs securely. Select "Apply" to continue. Once completed, your application status may be reviewed in your secure, personal CVMinder account at

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Sep 2017