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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


    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

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • 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


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.


Whitfield Plumbing & Heating






George Whitfield

07946 871330

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and domestic heating technician

Level 3 (A level)

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