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Apprentice Gas Engineer GCL HOPKINS LTD

In partnership with our training provider Stephenson College - we are offering a 36-month apprenticeship in gas engineering. You will get an opportunity to work with our fully qualified plumbers and experience knowledge of all types of boiler & heating systems; from new high-tech equipment to old systems requiring special care.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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. Shifts to be determined at interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Shadowing an engineer on various plumbing works.
  • Bathroom works
  • Replacement taps
  • Pipe works
  • Building a range of knowledge and skills over the course of 36 months

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

Gas engineering standard Level 3

Block release at SMB Group, Stephenson Campus, Coalville
On-the-job training 
Off-the-job training 
Functional Skills (if necessary)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible full-time employment with company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Initiative, Interest in repairs


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

The team at GCL Hopkins Ltd has been handpicked for their professionalism, polite service and skillset. We’re an independently owned, family-run company, based in Leicestershire, offering a range of plumbing & heating services. Our Loughborough plumbers are fully qualified, highly trained and experienced with knowledge of all types of systems; from new high-tech equipment to old systems requiring special care.






LE11 5BE

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Gas engineering operative

Level 3 (A level)

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