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Start date: 01/09/2017 - SGS Filton
End date: 31/07/2018
Duration:
Course length: Apprenticeship available throughout the year
Qualifications: Apprenticeship Advanced Level 3
Code: N/A
Cost: N/A

SGS Stroud

Stratford Road
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL5 4AH

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Main Fax: 01453 753543

Email: info@sgscol.ac.uk

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Plumbing and Heating Apprenticeship - Advanced

Apprenticeship

Course summary

Successful completion of this Advanced Level framework reflects the ability to identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to complete tasks and address problems that, while well defined, have a measure of complexity. It includes taking responsibility for initiating and completing tasks and procedures as well as exercising autonomy and judgement within parameters. It also reflects awareness of different perspectives or approaches within an area of study or work.

What will I study?

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating to include Thermal, Solar and Gas Units:

Solar Thermal Route

Solar Thermal Route (option within pathway)

Gas Unit

Entry criteria

Applicants must have a level 2 NVQ qualification in Plumbing and Heating, Heating and Ventilation or a minimum of 5 years on-site experience.

What can I do next?

Higher Education, University or progress onto ACS Gas Card.

  • Organise Resources within BSE
  • Domestic Cold Water Systems
  • Domestic Hot Water Systems
  • Domestic Central Heating Systems
  • Understand and Carry Out Electrical Work on Domestic Plumbing and Heating Systems and Components
  • Domestic Sanitation Systems
  • Install, Commission, Service and Maintain Domestic Plumbing and Heating Systems
  • Understand the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Environmental Technology Systems
  • Know the Requirements to Install, Commission and Handover Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems
  • Install, Commission and Handover ‘Active’ Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems
  • Know the Requirements to Inspect, Service and Maintain ‘Active’ Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems
  • Inspect, Service and Maintain ‘Active’ Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems
  • Tightness Test, Purge, Commission and Decommission Gas Pipework up to 35mm 1¼ Diameter in Small Natural Gas Installations
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (where applicable)
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Dates & Costs

Plumbing and Heating Apprenticeship - Advanced

Start date: 01/09/2017
End date: 31/07/2018
Course length: Apprenticeship available throughout the year
Qualifications: Apprenticeship Advanced Level 3
Code: N/A


Start End Time Campus
01/09/2017 31/07/2018 SGS Filton
01/09/2017 31/07/2018 SGS Stroud