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Plumbing & Heating Apprentice DOUGLAS HEATING LIMITED

The chosen applicant will be shown how different types of heating systems work as well as learning how to fit them. They will need to learn how different hot water and cold-water systems are fitted and how they work.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    Days to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Working under the direction and guidance of a Gas Engineer, support the delivery of our repairs and maintenance services.
  • Achieve skills and experience to become a fully operational trades person.
  • You will learn how to carry out boiler installations, annual servicing, and gas repairs on a wide range of domestic gas boilers and gas appliances.
  • You will learn how to fit radiators / unvented cylinders / LPG installations we will also work on bathrooms and all domestic water installations.
  • You will be expected to have excellent time management, always keep a tidy worksite, know where to find equipment in the van and be confident to restock the van when necessary.
  • Able to work with pipe in both copper and plastic.
  • Always follow health and safety practices at work.
  • Good communication skills for dealing with customers and suppliers is essential

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willingness to respond to direction and follow procedures as required.
  • Reliable and able to complete routine tasks.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and support colleagues.
  • Good time keeping.

Personal qualities

This is a family run business that prides itself on providing the local community with a trustworthy, reliable, and professional service always. You will be representing the company and will always need to present professionalism.

Desired qualifications

  • Driving License
  • Grade 4 Maths/English or higher
  • Working towards a gas qualification

Future prospects

Full-time employment will be available for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The company in based near Ulverston and jobs are in the Furness area, the working day starts at 8am. Living in the local area will be desirable.

About the employer

Douglas Heating was set up by Jeff Douglas in 2009. The companies ethos is to provide a reliable and efficient service to establish itself as a company that can be trusted and relied upon within the community.

Jeff prides himself on the high number of repeat customers, and the number of enquiries that he receives through word of mouth. It is of great importance that the customer is always satisfied with the service provided by Douglas Heating.




Urswick Hall Cottage


LA12 0ST

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kendal College


Jeff Douglas 07825881428

Training to be provided:

  • Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • It will be a requirement that the Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Qualification is achieved prior to taking the End-Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and domestic heating technician

Level 3 (A level)

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