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Plumbing and domestic heating apprenticeship THE GAS SHOP (FELIXSTOWE) LTD

Plumbing & Heating course to become a qualified Heating Engineer. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, a job position will be available for the engineer along with a company vehicle.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Performance bonuses are available

    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 08:00-17:00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000061281

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprenticeship will train the apprentice on all aspects of plumbing and heating. This will include:

  • Design
  • Installation
  • Servicing
  • Diagnosis
  • Repairs

You will be working in peoples homes installing boilers, pipework, radiators, fires, etc. Along with servicing, diagnosing issues, repairing and removal of old appliances.

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

Plumbing & Domestic Heating Technician Level 3 Training will done at 14 Orwell Road, Felixstowe and New Suffolk College and customers homes.

4 days a week will be spent at the business, 1 day a week will be spent at college.

With the business days being spent on site at customers homes, each day will vary from one to the next. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After this apprenticeship has completed and the apprentice is fully Gas Safe qualified, a position will be available to the apprentice to remain with the company as a fully qualified engineer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 5 minimum) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 5 minimum) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Three other GCSEs (Grade Grade 4 minimum) Essential

Things to consider

Traveling to customers locations will be essential. By the end of the apprenticeship, you must have a full license so we can provide you with a company vehicle to drive and travel to customers. Be physically able, there will be a lot of heavy lifting, working in lofts and tight spaces.

About the employer

Plumbing & Heating Company - We have been in business for almost 35 years and operate a high standard of work. We cover all aspects of plumbing and heating from central heating, to cookers and plumbing work.

Employer

THE GAS SHOP (FELIXSTOWE) LTD

Address

14-16 ORWELL ROAD

FELIXSTOWE

IP11 7HD

Contact

Julie

julie@thegasshop.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

SUFFOLK NEW COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and domestic heating technician

Level 3 (A level)


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