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. You will work on general plumbing repairs & maintenance and central heating servicing & installation.

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Closing date: 01 May 2024

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 between 8am and 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 45.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 May 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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 businesses then apply today.

  • 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

The training you will be getting

  • 1 day per week at college undertaking a Level 3 Plumbing & Heating qualification
  • Within 2 years you will be a fully qualified plumber
  • Progression once qualified would be to continue gaining new qualifications including Gas, LPG & Oil

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

If you work hard and dedicate yourself 100% to completing your apprenticeship, we will 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


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and domestic heating technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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