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Plumbing Heating Gas Apprenticeship Whitfield Plumbing & Heating

Whether you are brand new to the industry or have some experience, we can provide all the training required to transform you into a well respected and highly skilled plumbing & heating engineer. We are open to all ages so if you think you have what it takes to become part of the team at Shropshire's leading business's then apply today

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,255.40

    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 to Friday 8am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 45

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    09 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000041624

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 4 days per week hands on experience working within customers homes learning: Plumbing, Heating, Gas, Oil & Lpg
  • General plumbing repairs & maintenance
  • Central heating servicing & installation
  • Boiler servicing & installation
  • Bathrooms & kitchen installation

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • 1 day per week at college undertaking a Level 3 Domestic Plumbing & Heating qualification
  • Within 2 years you will be a fully qualified plumber
  • Progession once qualified would be to continue gaining new qualifications including: Gas, LPG & Oil

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • If you work hard and dedicate yourself 100% to completing your apprenticeship we would offer you a full time employed job, company van & the opportunity to possibly train your own apprentice
  • Typical salary for an employee with 5 years experience at Whitfield's would earn £40,000-£50,000 per year

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/5) Essential

About the employer

“Shropshire’s most reputable independent Plumbing & Heating business with the fastest response time” We cover All Aspects Of Plumbing, Heating, Gas, Oil & LPG from a dripping tap to a full heating system installation All of our gas boiler installations include a 10 year parts & labour guarantee All of our employees start as an apprentice and are trained one on one with the business owner George Whitfield.

Employer

Whitfield Plumbing & Heating

Address

211 MOUNT PLEASANT ROAD

SHREWSBURY

SY1 3JA

Contact

George Whitfield

Info@WhitfieldPlumbing.co.uk

07946 871330

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and domestic heating technician

Level 3 (A level)


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