As a plumber you could find yourself working in many different places, from construction sites to residential homes. From installing sanitation systems and servicing boilers to laying underground drainage pipework and repairing appliances, plumbers play a vital role in modern life. This is a popular apprenticeship, and with good reason: the job prospects are good, and there is plenty of scope for self-employment.
Applicants must have achieved 16 points at GCSE including English and Maths at Grade D or above.
- Plan out the job required or work out what needs repairing
- Be able to follow plans and drawings and understand technical instructions
- Order materials from suppliers
- Fix baths, sinks, radiators, etc to walls, in floors or ducts
- Measure distances to work out the lengths of piping needed
- Cut & bend piping to correct dimensions
- Join piping so that it doesn’t leak
- Work as part of a team with joiners, bricklayers, electricians
- Essential Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Technology. Applicants who have achieved GCSE English, Mathematics or IT at grades A-C, will be exempt from the equivalent essential skill
1-4 years depending on how many levels you want to progress through
You may progress through the levels and then to higher education, alternatively you may go straight into employment or become self employed.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply now using our online application form!
028 3839 7850
0300 123 1223
IMPORTANT COURSE & DELIVERY STATEMENT
In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.
In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you will be notified of any such changes, the reasons for the changes and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career. All higher education students and applicants should refer to the Consumer Protection page.
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