Level 2 plumbing Apprenticeships

Plumbing and Heating (6189-11) Level 2 Diploma Duration

Plumbing And Heating (6189-11) is a two year course with attendance at college for 1 day per week for 35 weeks per year known as day release.

Introduction

To qualify for an Apprenticeship you must secure employment in the area of plumbing. To commence the Plumbing Framework it is recommend that you have GCSE grade C in English, Science, Maths and Design Technology. If you do not have these grades or if you do not have your results yet, then entry is at the discretion of the College all entrants must sit and pass an aptitude test designed

This qualification covers all the essential knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in domestic plumbing and heating. If you have a level 1 certificate then you will automatically be enrolled. This is taught at our Northampton Centre, which is located with strong transport links with Birmingham, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Peterborough, Coventry, Corby, Wellingborough, Kettering, Rushden and Daventry. Situated with in a short drive from the M1, M6, A14 and a 10 min walk from the new train station getting to EAS could not be easier.



Content

  • Understand how to communicate with others in building services engineering.
  • Understand how to apply environmental measures in building services engineering.
  • Understand how to apply scientific principles in MES.
  • Apply safe working practices in building services engineering working environments.
  • Install and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems.
  • Understand and carry out site preparation, and pipework. fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems.
  • Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation and maintenance techniques.
  • Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation and maintenance techniques.
  • Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation and maintenance techniques.
  • Understand and apply domestic rainwater system installation and maintenance techniques.
  • Understand and apply domestic above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques.
  • Understand and carry out safe working practices in building services engineering.

You will collect evidence from work and produce a portfolio, to prove you have the skills.

Functional Skills

Functional Skills are skills that will help you become an effective member of staff in any place of work. They help you to become flexible and adaptable and therefore a highly valued member of the team.

The Functional Skills required for the Plumbing Framework are:

  • Maths
  • English
  • ICT

The Functional Skills are completed by a portfolio of evidence and an exam (depending on your GCSE grades).  If you completed the Level 1 programme you may not need to complete these at Level 2.

Teaching Methods

The programme is college based and you will be required to attend theory and practical lessons.

Assessment

The assessments consist of on-line tests to be completed and passed at the end of each unit. There will also be a practical task manual to be completed in the workshop throughout the year.

Opportunities for Progression

You can progress onto the Level 3 6189-31.

Funding / Costs

Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16 to 24 year olds (AGE 16 to 24)

Grants of £1,500 are available to help small employers offer young people employment through the Apprenticeship programme.

It is expected that most employers will want to access AGE16 to 24 to support the recruitment of one apprentice. However subject to budget availability and the employer's commitment to support the apprentice to the end of their programme, up to 3 grants can be made to any one employer.

The £1,500 is in addition to the training costs of the Apprenticeship framework which are met in full for young people aged 16 to 18 and 50% for those aged 19 to 24.

Onsite assessments- Free

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Contact-info

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