Plumbing Apprentice

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Number of vacancies:

Company name:
Freeflow Plumbing and Heating

Company location:

Salary per week:
Depends on Experience



Working and learning alongside a fully qualified engineer who will teach and move forward appropriate candidate.


All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. An NVQ in Plumbing Level 2 will be awarded to the successful candidate on completion of the apprenticeship. The apprenticeship is made up of the following components: NVQ Diploma – this is the competence based component where the apprentice demonstrates that they have the skills and knowledge to meet the required National Occupational Standards (NOS). Technical Certificate (where applicable) – this is the knowledge based component and depending on the subject, is assessed either by a series of online tests, written assignments or a practical assessments or will be combined within the NVQ diploma. Maths and English (where applicable) – Students may be exempt if they have a GCSE in Maths, English or equivalent. Functional Skills/GCSEs are delivered at the college. Depending on the framework, the apprentice may also need to complete an ICT Functional Skill. Each Functional Skill is assessed by a diagnostic test. The level of Functional Skill will depend on the level of the apprenticeship framework. Employee Rights and Responsibilities – this component is designed to give an Apprentice awareness of their employment rights and responsibilities. The apprentice completes the ERR through a question and answer format in a workbook, or in structured sessions. Personal Learning and Thinking Skill – comprises of six components; Independent enquirers, Creative thinkers, Reflective learners, Team workers, Self-managers and Effective participators. These, together with the Functional Skills are essential to success in learning, life and work. These can be embedded within the other components of the apprenticeship framework

Qualities and skills:

Hardworking, willingness to learn, reliable, punctual.


Plumbing and heating engineer position which leads to further benefits.