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DURATION: 36-48 months
FUNDING BAND: TBC
CAREER PATHWAY: Supervisor, Project Manager
PLANNED RELEASE DATE: Launching now
To download a description summary for the Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician standard click here.
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician plan, select, install, service, commission and maintain all aspects of plumbing and heating systems.
Plumbing and Domestic
Heating Technician can find themselves working inside or outside a property. Customer service skills and being tidy and respectful are important qualities as they can often find themselves working in customers’ homes as well as on building sites.
It is desirable to achieve this apprenticeship you will need English and Maths at level 2 or GCSE Grade C, and Information Communication Technology at Level 1 or GCSE Grade D. If you do not have these we can organise delivery prior to the apprenticeship commencing.
Apprentices will study towards the Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician qualification, which includes the following knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSBs):
In addition to the core skills and knowledge requirements, Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians must choose to undertake
one of the following specialisms:
(Fossil Fuel – Natural Gas)
(Fossil Fuel - Oil)
(Fossil Fuel – Solid Fuel)
These will be demonstrated through knowledge tests, practical assignments and submission of a record of work-based activities, followed by an end point assessment.
The employer, advised by the training provider, will decide when the apprentice has demonstrated the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours during the on-programme learning and confirm they are ready to access the End Point Assessment.
The apprentice will also need to have achieved:
The End Point Assessment tests the expertise built up over the period of the apprenticeship. It includes:
Congratulations on completing your apprenticeship.
You will have achieved either a:
As a qualified Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician you will be able to pursue your career in the Building Services industry.
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