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Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship PHOENIX GAS SERVICES LIMITED

Would you like to be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of Plumbing services? This JTL delivered Apprenticeship will teach you to become a competent Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    Shift patterns to be confirmed by emloyer.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000064977

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians plan, select, install, service, commission and maintain all aspects of plumbing and heating systems. Plumbing and domestic heating technicians can find themselves working inside or outside a property. Customer service skills and being tidy and respectful are important qualities as they can often find themselves working in customers’ homes as well as on building sites.

The exact job depends on the employer, though all plumbers have the skills and knowledge to get the job done properly and safely.

A plumbing and domestic heating technician will need to be able to:

• work at height

• work alone or with little supervision

• travel

• build relationships

• read building and engineering drawings

• understand heating control wiring and circuit diagrams

• choose materials and equipment

• carry out accurate measuring, marking, cutting, bending and jointing of pipes

• inspect and test installations

• diagnose and fix faults

• write reports

· Good housekeeping, keeping site tidy at all times

· Assisting Engineer’s

· Compliance to Health & Safety standards

· Good knowledge of Health and Safety to ensure that we operate in a safe environment

· Making sure that all company procedures are adhered to

· Any other reasonable duties

· Completing a portfolio

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

As part of the JTL Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician apprenticeship, you'll be in full time employment with a local company receiving a decent wage from day one. You'll spend time learning your trade by gaining hands-on experience working on-site with your employer, as well as attending a JTL approved college or training centre to learn the theoretical knowledge you will need.

You will be working towards a level 3 apprenticeship. The apprenticeship comprises the following qualifications:

• City & Guilds or BPEC Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Qualification

• Industry certifications specific to fuel type

• Functional skills may be required to be undertaken at the following levels if you do not have equivalent qualifications (such as GCSEs) at time of starting the apprenticeship: Level 2 English and Level 2 Maths

Once you have successfully completed the training and qualifications, JTL and your employer will decide when you are ready to take the End Point Assessment (EPA). The EPA for this apprenticeship consists of a multiple-choice test, a design project, a practical installation test, a practical application test and a professional discussion.

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The advertised apprentice wage will increase yearly or upon completion of progressive stages. After initially qualifying, you could go on to supervisory roles, senior management positions or even running your own business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-G or 1-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-G or 1-9) Desired

About the employer

As a well-respected Employer, we provide a range of services to a variety of existing buildings and new projects. We can also cater for testing and commissioning of any installation. Customer satisfaction is our top priority, and all our employees are professional, friendly, honest, and polite. We guarantee all our work and carry out each job safely, diligently, and efficiently to ensure that clients receive high-quality, cost-effective workmanship that fully meets their needs and expectations. Please note this employer has requested that applicants do NOT contact them directly regarding this vacancy, instead please contact their chosen training provider, JTL, for any information on our free phone 0800 0852 308. Please create a JTL Applicant account or logon and take the assessment. You will still be required to provide proof of Colour Vision. Any application or CV sent to the employer directly will not be considered and could invalidate your application for this vacancy.

Employer

PHOENIX GAS SERVICES LIMITED

Address

12 Percy Business Park

Rounds Green Road

Oldbury

B69 2RD

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Training

Training provider

JTL

Contact

Carole Jones

apprenticerecruitment@jtltraining.com

08000852308

Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and domestic heating technician

Level 3 (A level)


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