Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating

This apprenticeship will prepare learners for entry roles in the plumbing and heating sector.

Key information

Course type: Apprenticeships Duration: 2 Years Start date: September 2018 Entry requirements: 3 GCSEs grade 3 or above, including English and Maths End qualification: NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating Level 2 Awarding body: C&G

Course aims and areas

You will learn, develop and practice the skills required to provide general maintenance tasks which will include; understanding and carrying out site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems; and conforming to general health and safety in the workplace.

Assessment will be through a range of assessment techniques including workplace observations, on-line tests and the production of a portfolio of workplace evidence and knowledge.

Course Units

  • Understand and Apply Domestic Cold/Hot Water System Installation and Maintenance Techniques
  • Understand and Apply Domestic Central Heating System Installation and Maintenance Techniques
  • Install and Maintain Domestic Plumbing and Heating Systems
  • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

Why the MET?

This course takes place at our new purpose-built Construction and Trades Centre at the MET's East Campus.

Our workshop facilities mirror real industry practice, using industry standard tools.

You will be taught by industry experienced teachers who have years of collective knowledge and experience between them.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

Wages vary depending on the type of apprenticeship but there is a national minimum wage (NMW) in the UK which applies to all 16-18 year olds and to those aged 19 or over in the first year of their studies. From October 2017, this is £3.50 per hour. However, the MET encourages employers to pay at a higher hourly rate.

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