Heating and plumbing level 3 apprenticeship with a Newcastle based bathroom installation company Gosforth tiling and bathrooms

With Gosforth tiling and bathrooms, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside a skilled team of tradesmen, assisting with light tasks & building up to more specialised jobs as you gain confidence & abilities. You'll be a vital part of a friendly, supportive team, learning valuable skills & knowledge that will set you up for a successful career.

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Closing date: 05 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    You will be working 3-4 days a week Monday - Friday with the days you'll be attending Newcastle college yet to be confirmed. Once this has been confirmed by Newcastle college we can then determine which days you will be out with the team.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will initially be part of a team of three assisting with the installation of full bathrooms, your focus however will be on plumbing tasks. As you build your knowledge and experience you will move on to working between two different teams undertaking in the skills your specialist field. 

Some of the tasks you will be undertaking are:

- Removal of old bathroom suites

- Planning out the necessary changes to the pipework in order to re-install for example a toilet, basin, bath, shower and radiators. 

- Installations of toilets, basins, baths, showers and radiators. 

- Re-positioning of existing toilets, baths, showers and radiators as well as new installations where there isn't currently any pipework in place. 

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

You will achieve a level 3 Plumbing and domestic heating technician qualification. The commencement date is September 2023.

Functional skills if required.

Gosforth tiling and bathrooms are based in Newcastle and cover the surrounding areas so you will be working in different locations around this area.  

Training be provided by Gosforth tiling and bathrooms 3 - 4 days a week for a term of 48 months. Alongside attending classes at Newcastle college. 


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon succesful completion of the apprenticeship you will be a qualified plumber and will have the option (subject to performance) to remain with Gosforth tiling and bathrooms and be promoted as a senior installer. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll receive comprehensive training from experienced professionals, both on the job and with Newcastle College, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to excel in your field.

About the employer

Gosforth tiling and bathrooms is a growing bathroom installation company based in Newcastle. Combining our expertise in the field and practical knowledge with our up to date software. We create custom 3D designs to bring bathrooms to life.


Gosforth tiling and bathrooms







Mark Newton



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and domestic heating technician

Level 3 (A level)

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