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Plumbing Apprenticeship Martin Edwards

The business is looking to recruit an Apprentice to help support the growth of business. PGL Training will support you throughout the Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    17 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Working on domestic / commercial properties
  • Fitting new boilers
  • Installing pipework including new radiators and kitchen appliances
  • Fitting sinks, toilets, baths, dishwashers
  • Fitting hot water tanks
  • Fixing leaks
  • Clearing blocked pipework
  • Diagnosing problems
  • Laying domestic drainage
  • Plastering and patching up of walls
  • Read building and engineering drawings
  • Understand heating control wiring and circuit diagrams
  • Choose materials and equipment
  • Inspect and test installations
  • Diagnose and fix faults
  • Working on different sites

The business will support you throughout the Apprenticeship in conjunction with PGL Training as the Training Provider.

The candidate will complete on-site training and formal classroom-based training. The formal training will be provided on a block release basis in the Exeter area.

Ideally the candidate will be Wellington / Tiverton based and will work with supervisors and travel to various sites across the southwest during the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A basic awareness of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • To be able to work carefully and pay attention to detail
  • At times you'll need a good head for heights
  • Good customer service skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • The ability to follow technical drawings and plans
  • A good level of maths and English
  • A good understanding of IT

Personal qualities

  • Career minded
  • Good personal presentation
  • Passionate about the Plumbing industry
  • Ability to Work in Harmony with Co-Workers
  • Self-motivated and able to work alone
  • Work well under pressure
  • Helpful and cheerful
  • Open-minded to new ideas
  • Being able to follow instructions
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the role

Desired qualifications

Ideally the candidate will have GCSEs to a grade C/4 (or equivalent) in maths and English or above. A GCSE (or equivalent) in Science would also be preferred. Learner will need to hold a Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing or a Level 2 Plumbing qualification. Learners will need to have some site experience.

Future prospects

After completing your Apprenticeship there may be a chance to gain full-time employment.

Things to consider

Must be able to get to Tiverton/ Wellington for 07:30am start.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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About the employer

Edwards Plumbing Services Ltd is a local heating and plumbing company that offers high-quality workmanship at competitive prices. Our experts cover all aspects of plumbing and heating and can work with gas, LPG, oil, and commercial gas boilers.


Martin Edwards


Hartnoll Business Centre

Post Hill


EX16 4NG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training


Alberto Pitocco 01392437373

  • Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills Level 2 English
  • Functional Skills Level 2 maths

Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and domestic heating technician

Level 3 (A level)

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