Study Type
Generic
Study Level
Level
Start Date:
12/09/2022
Duration
The apprenticeship will typically take up to 4 years to complete. This may be reduced depending on prior knowledge and skills.

Course Sheets

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but each employer might state their own requirements. 

Who the course is for

This is open to anyone over 16, however is dependent on successful placement with an employer. If you are not currently in employment, the college apprenticeship team will supply you with the guidance you need to find it.

What the interview will involve

You will be sent a career plan prior to your interview date to complete and bring along with you on the day. The interview is a two-way process which will give you the opportunity to discuss the course and suitability with the subject tutor.

How you will learn

The Apprenticeship will end with an End Point Assessment (EPA). This measures the skills, knowledge and behaviours each apprentice has developed. Employers will decide when the apprentice is ready to be assessed.

The End Point Assessment consists of:

  • Multiple choice test
  • Design project
  • Practical installation test
  • Practical application testProfessional discussion
Work placement

Apprentices will complete work-based learning and will be paid a wage, gaining valuable knowledge and experience. In-house training will be provided by the employer with an Assessor visiting and supporting in the work place. Further training will be provided at the Isle of Wight College, depending on the needs of the learner and the employer. This method of delivery allows for a flexible approach which is tailored to each apprenticeship.

Progression

By the end of this apprenticeship the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as EngTech by the Engineering Council through The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) and or The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

On completion of the health and safety assessment, as determined, by the assessment plan the candidate will have satisfied the requirements to obtain a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card through the Joint Industry Board for Plumbing and Mechanical Engineering Services (JIB-PMES) at the appropriate grade.

Apprentices will go on to full time employment or self-employment/company ownership.

Fees

Our level 2 courses are free *(if you are 19-24 years old you must have a full level 2 qualification already to be eligible for free funding. More eligibility criteria apply). Contact us if you need more information on funding.

Failure to complete the course will incur an admin cost.

Qualifications you will get

Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating

Additional information
Alternatively, email info@iwcollege.ac.uk with the subject title of your chosen course, followed by ‘info’ to receive further information. i.e. ‘Science T Level info’.

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