Apprentice Plumber Shouksmith Holdings Limited

Within this role you will work under the direction, guidance and supervision of an experienced plumber and/or gas fitter and site supervisor to support the delivery of plumbing and heating installations to domestic and commercial properties.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8am – 4pm Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will complete the installation and maintenance of:

  • Domestic hot water.
  • Cold water.
  • Sanitation.
  • Drainage.
  • Rainwater systems.
  • Central heating systems.
  • Components.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to use your own initiative.
  • Degree of maturity required.

Personal qualities

  • Logical, common sense thinking.
  • Reliable and punctual with the ability to work individually aswell as part of a team, supporting colleagues to ensure service levels are achieved.
  • A pro-active approach to learning and work is essential.
  • Confident and well presented.
  • Be able to work well under pressure.
  • Meet deadlines and use your initiative.
  • Communication will be key and you must be able to effectively communicate to all levels with the ability to listen and interpret instruction’s.

Qualifications required

  • A-C or 9-4 GCSE Maths or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

Prospect of working for a family run company and completing an apprenticeship and continuing as a fully trained plumber and working ultimately to be running your own contracts in years to come.

Things to consider

Possibility of working away/working nights/undertake travelling to work.

About the employer

Shouksmiths are a Mechanical and Electrical building services company which was formed in 1820 and based in York. We predominately work in the Yorkshire region but also work further afield in Derbyshire, Midlands etc. We have a further office in Leeds that deals with Refrigeration and maintenance contracts. A family run business that prides itself on continuous work for all our staff which is reflected in the amount of employees that have worked at Shouksmiths for over 20 years


Shouksmith Holdings Limited


Murton Way


YO19 5GS

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Training provider

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 in Plumbing.
  • Pathway 1: Plumbing.
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities (ERR).
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Plumbing and Heating

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds College of Building

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017