Level 2 Apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating
- Course Length27 Months
- Type of CourseApprenticeship
- Week CommencingFlexible
- Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed
Earn while you learn on an apprenticeship with the College! This nationally recognised standard will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge you need to progress in your chosen career. Your apprenticeship framework will include a combination of on-the-job training, studying for your qualification at College and maths, English and possibly ICT depending on the framework and any prior GCSEs.
You will study more technical tasks than on the level 1 Plumbing & Heating programme, including hot and cold water, sanitation and drainage, and bathroom and heating installations.
Other Important Info Some training will take place at College, where you will build upon your skills by learning the underpinning theory and working on your practical skills in the workshop
You will need to provide your own personal protective equipment at College to study Plumbing & Heating
Once you have successfully completed your course you will be a fully qualified tradesperson with the ability to carry out Plumbing & Heating on recognised building projects. You will also have the opportunity to progress to the level 3 apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating.
Students need to have the following: Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week
A good standard of education with 5 GCSE's at A-C including maths and English (or equivalent)
Satisfactory completion of the college initial assessment
Why Choose MidKent College? We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments youâll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
Our career advisers booked 1040 careers interviews in 2017-2018! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.
What our students say...
We have covered health and safety, soldering, scaffolding etc and now we are going over everything to revise it. My favourite part so has been scaffolding which was fun. I also enjoyed hanging radiators.
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