Plumber Apprentice

Blueman Plumbing & Heating- Incorporated Technology

Blueman Plumbing is dedicated to ensuring apprentices learn to the best of their ability on the job with the support of our Senior Engineers. This will suit candidates living in the Sutton, Wallington or Carshalton areas.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

40 hours Mon- Sun /Shift work

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

24 months

Possible start date

01 Jun 2017

Date posted

28 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Role background:

Blueman Plumbing is dedicated to ensuring apprentice’s learn to the best of their ability on the job with the support of our Senior Engineers. We are an expanding company in search of candidates that will be committed and task focused to reach the best of their ability.

You will be assisting the Senior Engineer day to day during visits to domestic and commercial properties. Your progress will be reviewed at various stages to ensure you are on track to pass your City & Guilds 6189 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating Level 2.

Blueman Plumbing apprentices are chosen because we believe that by learning from our expert engineers you will become a valuable asset to our company and the services we provide.

Blueman Plumbing wants you to become a well respected and high calibre trades person. You will be carrying out domestic plumbing work, repairs and installations in top residential premises dealing with reputable and well respected customers. All our work is based within Central and Greater London.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ensure all jobs are scheduled in correctly to assist with coordinating daily job rotas.
  • Assist with all boiler installations, plumbing and property maintenance work.
  • Carry out maintenance work as required and unsupervised according to ability.
  • Flexible availability to suit weekend and evening work as required.

Other responsibilities:

  • Undertake any other related responsibilities commensurate with the evolving objectives of the post and the evolution of Blueman Plumbing, as may reasonably be requested by the Director.
  • Work with due regard for Blueman Plumbing’s core values and objectives.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of and adherence to Blueman Plumbing’s Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Personal and professional development:

  • Participate in the Blueman Plumbing Appraisal process, and agree short, medium and long term goals with line manager.
  • Share best practice and achievements.
  • Contribute to the learning of others across the organisation by sharing knowledge and skills both informally and formally.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of energy efficiency and home energy products, or demonstrated interest in energy efficiency and sustainability an advantage.
  • Experience in plumbing or building maintenance with a desire to improve on the job.

Personal qualities


  • Confidence and ability to communicate clearly, friendly and professionally with a range of clients, including non-native English speakers.
  • Ability to work flexibly within a team environment.
  • Calm, flexible and enthusiastic approach.
  • Commitment to ensuring Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities in all work practices.

Qualifications required

Education, qualifications and experience:

  • Five A*-C GCSEs or equivalent an advantage
  • City & Guilds 6189 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating Level 2 an advantage

Future prospects

This will be discussed on completion of your Apprenticeship.

About the employer

BLUEMAN Plumbing was established in the early 90’s and continues to grow within the gas industry, all our Plumbers are committed to the ever changing standard of new technology and customer requirements. We pride ourselves on our workmanship excepting nothing less than 100% quality and customer satisfaction.


Blueman Plumbing & Heating- Incorporated Technology


51 Hamilton Avenue



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Training provider

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Plumbing.

This qualification is made up of:

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
  • Functional Skills in English at Level 2
  • Functional Skills in Mathematics at Level 2
  • Functional Skills in ICT at Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Plumbing and Heating

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Croydon College


Maria Denton

Other information

It is ideal if you live in the locations below for this Apprenticeship:

Sutton, Wallington or Carshalton

Responsible to:

Senior Engineer

No line management responsibility


Various throughout central London covered, ideally based within 3 miles from Sutton.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

More information is available at:

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Jun 2017