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About The Role

Job Description

Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians plan, install, service, commission and maintain all aspects of plumbing and heating systems. Plumbing and domestic heating technicians can find themselves working inside or outside a property. Over the course of the apprenticeship, the learner will be trained to work independently and without immediate supervision in an efficient and safe manner. They can set out jobs from drawings and specifications and identify the necessary installation materials. Finally, they will be working towards industry standards and continuously showcasing positive H&S practises. Typical duties include:

  • Accurately measure, cut, bend, and connect metallic and plastic pipework;
  • 1st and 2nd fix plumbing systems
  • Working on a range of equipment and appliances including water pumps, air con units, thermostats, pressure relief valves;
  • Waste, soil stacks, and rainwater pipework;
  • Commissioning/decommissioning equipment and appliances.

Typical Working Week

40 hours p/w with start time typically between 07:00 & 08:00 inclusive of 8 hours at college.

Person Specification

  • Proactive approach, taking pride in their work and taking accountability for decisions.
  • A love of variety in a role and ability to adapt to a dynamic, fast-paced working environment
  • Ability to quickly prioritise tasks and the initiative to dive head-first into problem solving
  • No two days are the same on the front line and not every day goes to plan, so you’ll need to be quick on your feet to respond! 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and enjoy working with multiple teams
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information and effectively communicate this to different team members and audiences
  • Ability to visit different sites and training days
  • Curiosity to learn quickly in a reactive and dynamic working environment. 
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions to serve our customers and protect the environment
  • Able to understand and follow health and safety protocols

Qualifications required/desirable

Minimum Requirements

English and Maths at GCSE Grade 3 or above, or Functional Skills at Level 1 or above. You must have also completed a Level 2 Plumbing Studies Diploma

Desired Requirements

The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified plumber. It will be advantageous if you already have previous related work experience and a CSCS/JIB Card.

Key Training/College Information

K10 will enrol you to the Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating course and fund your qualifications through an ESFA funded training provider.

The apprenticeship duration is 48 months dependant on your previous qualifications.

Eligibility

To start this apprenticeship, you’ll need to be:

  • Living in England for the last 3 years and have right to work status
  • Not enrolled on any other courses
  • 18+ due to site H&S rules

Who We Are

We are UK’s largest construction-specific Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency. Founded in 2009, we are an award-winning social enterprise with a passion to convert potential.

Our aim is to place our learners in sustainable employment on projects in their local area. To do this, we collaborate with government, referral organisations, local authorities, developers, contractors, and colleges, to deliver apprenticeship programmes specifically designed to upskill the future of construction.

 

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