Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This training programme is intended for those working in a plumbing business.

The NVQ Diploma is achieved through the creation of a site diary including workplace evidence and supported by onsite assessments. You will also attend Aldershot College once a week to learn the knowledge required to do the job, and to develop your skills. In addition, there are regular progress monitoring and support visits to the workplace.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

The NVQ Diploma is achieved through the creation of a site diary including workplace evidence and supported by on site assessments. Apprentices also attend Aldershot College once a week to learn the knowledge required to do the job, and to develop their skills. In addition, there are regular progress monitoring and support visits to the workplace.

What modules are covered?

The programme covers a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge and includes the following four components:

1. NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating (Level 2)

  • Carry out safe working practices in building services engineering
  • Communicate with others within Building Services Engineering (BSE)
  • Apply environmental protection measures (BSE)
  • Apply scientific principles within mechanical services engineering
  • Carry out site preparation, and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems
  • Apply installation & maintenance techniques for domestic cold & hot water systems, central heating, rainwater & ground drainage systems
  • Apply safe working practices in building services engineering working environment
  • Install and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems

2. Functional Skills: English & Maths (Level 2), ICT (Level 1)

3. Employment Rights & Responsibilities Workbook

4. Personal Thinking & Learning Skills

What are the benefits

Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.

For more information or to recruit an Apprentice, please contact our Employer Hotline on 01252 407299.

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Progression

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

You must be aged 16 and over with GCSEs A* - C in Maths and English.

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