About the Course
The advanced apprentice completes and oversees work to install, service, maintain and commission domestic hot water, cold water, central heating and sanitation systems using Oil-Fired, Solid Fuel or Renewable Energy. They could complete, oversee and organise work to install, service, maintain and commission domestic plumbing and heating systems, components and gas-fired warm air appliances. Thirdly, they could also complete, oversee and organise work to install, service, maintain and commission domestic plumbing and heating systems, components and gas-fired water and central heating appliances.
Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 2 English and Maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.
How is the apprentice assessed?
Apprenticeships are assessed by classroom study coursework and assessments along with on-the-job practicals.
Typical job roles an apprentice can progress to:
- Domestic Heating Engineer
- Domestic Heating Installer and Domestic Heating Installer
- Plumbing and Domestic Heating Engineer
By the end of this apprenticeship, the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as EngTech by the Engineering Council through The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) and or The Chartered Institute of Building ServicesEngineers (CIBSE).
On completion of the health and safety assessment, as determined, by the assessment plan, the candidate will have satisfied the requirements to obtain a Construction Skills CertificationScheme (CSCS) Card through the Joint Industry Board for Plumbing and MechanicalEngineering Services (JIB-PMES) at the appropriate grade.