Gain the hands-on skills and trainign you need to become a Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician. You will plan, select, install, service, commission and maintain all aspects of plumbing and heating systems. You will learn how to take accurae measuring , marking, cutting, bending and jointing, metalic and non-metalic pipework, and install new environmental technologies such as: heat pumps, solar thermal systems, biomass boilers and water recycling systems.

This course is approximately 80% work and 20% training.


You will be employed as an apprentice for at least 30 hours a week. You will have a workplace mentor or supervisor who will be responcible for your training and welfare at work. You will attend college for workshop sessions as required. An assessor will visit you in the workplace to assess your progress against standards and set SMART objectives.

As a fully competent Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician, you will meet the requirements needed to undertake Gas Safe Training courses to register on a Competent Person Scheme (CPS).

Individual employers set their own entry requirements. However, you will typically required 5 GCSEs at grades 4/C or above includng English and maths. You will need to pass an initial aptitude test.

For Admission

Department : Apprenticeships
Level : Level 2/3

Duration : 48 months
Course Code : FRAPLAP

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