Plumbing Apprenticeships

Earn a wage while working towards your recognised Plumbing qualifications. Starting with the basics, you’ll learn the skills you need as you work on the job with your employer, and come one day a week to our Burgess Hill training centre to learn in our fully equipped workshops and classrooms.

This is a two stage apprenticeship. On completion of Level 2 NVQ you will have the knowledge and skill to work successfully under supervision. Completion of Level 3 NVQ will enable you to design, install and maintain both central heating and plumbing systems. 

City & Guilds 6189-11 Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing - designed for new entrants to the industry, enabling them to work under supervision.

2 year modular programme includes the following: 

  • Health & Safety
  • Safe working practices in building services engineering
  • Scientific Principles
  • Pipework Fabrication
  • Domestic hot water system installation and maintenance
  • Install and maintain domestic heating systems
  • Domestic above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques

On completion you can progress to Level 3 NVQ.

City & Guilds 6189-33 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating with Gas Pathway- for learners already holding Level 2 NVQ (C&G 6189-11), enabling them to design, install and maintain both central heating and plumbing systems working under minimal supervision. 

2 year modular programme includes the following: 

  • Complex Cold Water systems
  • Complex Hot Water systems
  • Central Heating systems
  • Gas Safe Register accreditation in: Core Gas Safety (CCN1), Meters (MET1), Installation & Maintenance of Central Heating Boilers and Water Heaters (CENWAT) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Permanent Dwellings (CoNGLP 1PD). Achieved through a series of Technical papers, formative Centre based and on site assessments and final summative Centre based assessments

Further details can be found on the course information pages below.

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