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Plumbing and Heating

Advanced Apprenticeship • Level 3

Plumbing and Heating

Advanced Apprenticeship • Level 3

Type of LearningApprenticeship

Course CodeA2409

Study ModeFull Time

Duration4 years

Awarded ByBPEC

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

Achieving higher level skills in plumbing can set you up with a career for life and a progression onto higher levels of learning. Our apprenticeships with local businesses will allow you to focus on expanding your skills to a higher technical level in both the practical and theoretical aspects of your study. You will be employed by a company and attend Themis at Burnley College one day per week*. You will be taught in our state-of-the-art, industry standard workshops equipped with an extensive range of tools and equipment to enable successful completion of your qualification. Our construction trainers have extensive up-to-date knowledge and industrial experience. Well-established links with employers ensure that our apprentices are kept up-to-date with the latest developments and career opportunities within the industry. Your study programme will cover a wide range of topics including: Commissioning and de-commissioning gas systems Electrical Environmental Science Gas Installing plumbing systems and components

Type of LearningApprenticeship

Course CodeA2409

Study ModeFull Time

Duration4 years

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Awarded ByBPEC

Location ByBurnley College

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at Grade 5 or above in a good range of subjects including GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science. Ideally, applicants may have also completed an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Plumbing and Heating. Applicants must be hardworking, reliable and motivated. As part of the interview process, Apprentices will undertake a BKSB assessment in English, Mathematics and ICT. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements but hold relevant industry experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements may also be considered.

Assessment

Knowledge learning outcomes will be assessed via six on-screen assessments, externally set and marked by the awarding organisation supported by several theoretical assessments. There will be a final week of gas assessments to enable Gas Safe registration. You will also complete a range of practical assessments within Themis at Burnley College. Performance learning outcomes will be assessed via auditable evidence of competent performance from the workplace which demonstrates your ability against set assessment criteria, completing a NVQ portfolio of evidence.

Careers & Progression

On successful completion of this course you may progress to a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship in a trade related area. Other courses that are available include HNC/D in Construction and Foundation Degrees. Careers that this course may lead to include self-employed plumbing, heating and gas engineer, or study professional qualifications leading to becoming a site-supervisor/manager, Health and Safety Manager, Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor.

Employer information

Employer Benefits

Apprenticeships are an increasingly attractive option for employers of all sizes wanting to bring new talent into their business. An Apprentice can be a solution for your business if you want to: • Develop new talent to meet your needs • Free up existing staff to take on more responsibility • Give your team new skills and energy • Give a young person a career opportunity. • Develop a wider range of business opportunities.

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