Course Details

The Plumbing Apprenticeship is a qualification that is recognised by the Industry. On completion of said Apprenticeship, the Apprentice is able to do practical tasks (fitting bathroom, taps, piping, sanitation and much more) plus have the understanding of how it all works. The aim of this Apprenticeship is to enable the candidate to go into the Plumbing environment with an understanding that the Apprentices will develop in the workplace.

Entry Requirements

Maths and English Assessment to gauge the level the Apprentice has. An initial discussion will be undertaken with a course leader to ensure the appropriateness of the course for each individual.

Career options

NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating Level 3, working within the industry or starting your own business.

Plumbing and Heating Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

Five highlights

  • 1 Chichester College is rated as OUTSTANDING by OFSTED (April 2014).
  • 2 You will study in a brand new, purpose built construction facility.
  • 3 Dedicated and experienced training and support staff.
  • 4 A Level 2 industry recognised qualification.
  • 5 Ease of access for transport and parking.

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • Flexible start date
  • Plumbing and Heating Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship


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Course code Location Course length Start date
CON274WMMA Chichester Campus 2 Years Flexible start date

What you need to know

What will I study?

The course is delivered in the College and Workplace and comprises: • NVQ Diploma Certificate in Plumbing & Heating L2 (EAL) • Functional Skills Maths Level 2 • Functional Skills English Level 2 • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

How will I be taught?

At present the Apprentice would attend a day release at College, the course gives the Apprentice the underpinning knowledge both in theory and practical that will be enable them to put into use with their Employer. The Apprentice will also upgrade the Maths and English and if required can receive 1 to 1 support from a dedicated Tutor. Also an Assessor is assigned to the Apprentice to visit in the workplace. Times and dates can be negotiated and agreed with the employer.

How will I be assessed?

Apprentices will be allocated a dedicated assessor who will carry out all NVQ assessment in the workplace • The underpinning knowledge (on day release) assessed through completion of a workbook/Portfolio and on-line multiple choice tests • Functional Skills are assessed through on-line tests

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