Plumbing and Heating

Level 2
14 Months

Plumbing and Heating Technicians install, maintain and repair pipes and fixtures associated with heating, cooling, water distribution and sanitation systems in residential and commercial structures.  Fixes domestic appliances such as dishwashers and gas cookers.  Inspects drainage and other plumbing systems for compliance with local and national regulations.  Apprentices will need the ability to understand building plans, have good maths skills to work out areas, quantities and prices, manual dexterity and great attention to Health and Safety.

Who is this suitable for?

This course is designed for both new apprentices who want to become a plumber or domestic heating engineer or for existing employees looking to up-skill and gain recognition for their skills and knowledge.  It provides all the basic domestic heating and plumbing training you need to start work in the industry. 

Course Contents

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing & Heating (6189-11)
  • Employers rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • English and Maths (where required0

What will apprentices learn?

This programme covers the following assignment areas:

  • Understand and carry out safe working practices in building services engineering
  • Understand how to communicate with others within building services
  • Understand how to apply environmental protection measures within building services engineering
  • Understand how to apply scientific principles within mechanical engineering services
  • Understand and carry out site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic plumbing and heating systems
  • Understand and apply domestic above the ground drainage system installation and maintenance technique
  • Install and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems

Geason Training’s flexible delivery and dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer together with support from a Student Engagement Coach and English and Maths tutor where required. Our apprenticeships are delivered using various proven learning methods:*

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Shadowing appropriate managers
  • Online learning e.g. webinars/blended learning via Smart Assessor
  • Teaching of theory – lectures/powerpoint presentations
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Skills Development Workshops (Monthly or Block Release to suit your requirements)
  • Technical Briefings e.g. new equipment or technologies
  • Project work, simulated exercises and roleplay
  • Career planning
  • Master Classes

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year established2005year established
number of clients912number of clients
apprentices on programmes1005apprentices on programmes
NVQ learners on programmes934NVQ learners on programmes
end-point-assessments completed355end-point-assessments completed

Any Questions?

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