Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprentice at F & M Plumbing & Heating LTD advertised by GlosJobs.co.uk

Job Details

Click here to receive a daily email with new jobs from the 'Heating Engineering' category?

(If you are already using this service but have been logged out, simply click here, re-enter your details and we'll email you a login link.)

Gloucestershire College Business Hub

Contact Information:
Gloucestershire College Business Hub
Apprenticeship Hub 1st Floor
D Block reception, Gloucester Campus
Llanthony Road
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL2 5JQ

Tel: 01452 563400

Email yourself a copy of this job

Click here to see all adverts from Gloucestershire College Business Hub

If you have reason to believe this job is out of date, please let us know.

Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprentice at F & M Plumbing & Heating LTD - VAC001721068

Cheltenham

As a competent Plumbing and Heating Technician, the installation of plumbing and heating systems includes accurate measuring, marking, cutting, bending and jointing metallic and non-metallic pipework. Appliances and equipment can include gas, oil and solid fuel boilers as well as pumps, heat emitters, bathroom furniture or controls as part of a cold water, hot water, and central heating or above ground drainage and rainwater systems.

Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians are at the forefront of installing new and exciting environmental technologies like heat pumps, solar thermal systems, biomass boilers and water recycling systems. It is important for a plumbing and heating technician to be able to work independently or as a team and use their knowledge and skills to ensure that both the system and appliances are appropriately selected and correctly installed, often without any supervision, and done so in a safe, efficient and economical manner to minimise waste.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

Health and safety:

  • Understand health and safety legislation, codes of practice and safe working practices

Core plumbing systems:

  • Understand selection, planning, installation, testing, commissioning and de-commissioning, service, maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair techniques on cold water, hot water, central heating, above ground drainage and rainwater systems

Electrical components and control systems:

  • Understand installation and testing techniques for electrical components and control systems on plumbing and domestic heating systems

Plumbing science and processes:

  • Understand scientific plumbing, domestic heating and mechanical principles

Principles of environmental technology systems:

  • Understand the principles of domestic mechanical environmental technology systems

Principles of fossil fuels:

  • Understand the principles of fuel combustion, ventilation and fluing arrangements within a domestic environment

Customer service:

  • Understand the principles of high quality customer service and establishing the needs of others (colleagues, customers and other stakeholders). Respect the working environment including customer’s properties

Communication:

  • Understand different communication methods, how to communicate in a clear, articulate and appropriate manner and how to adapt communication style to suit different situations

 Safe working:

  • Operate in a safe working manner by adhering to health and safety legislation, codes of practice and applying safe working practices

Core plumbing system techniques:

  • Apply selection, planning, installation, testing, commissioning and de-commissioning, service, maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair techniques on cold water, hot water, central heating, above ground drainage and rainwater systems

Electrical components and control systems techniques:

  • Apply installation and testing techniques for electrical components and control systems on plumbing and domestic heating systems

Supervisory skills:

  • Take responsibility for own work and safety and welfare of others Oversee and organise the programme of work and work environment Carry out work and manage resources in an environmentally friendly manner
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Practical skills
Personal qualities
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Hardworking
  • Punctual and polite
  • Keen to progress
Desired qualifications
  • GCSE maths and English Grades A*-C (9-4) or equivalent
Future prospects
  • Possible permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship
Things to consider
  • 28 days including bank holidays
About the employer

F&M Plumbing and heating Ltd

Employer

F & M PLUMBING & HEATING LTD

 

Address

12

Exmouth Street

 

Cheltenham

 

GL53 7NS

Training Training provider

GLOUCESTERSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gloucestershire College

Contact

GC Apprenticeship Recruitment Team 01452563400 Apprenticeshipvacancies@gloscol.ac.uk

  • Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
Apprenticeship standard

Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician
Level 3 (A level)

Closing Date: 28 June 2021

Key facts about an Apprenticeship:

  • An apprentice must be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week.
  • Apprentices must meet our minimum entry requirements

Interview Process:
There are 3 stages to the interview process.
You need to be successful in each area before moving on to the next stage.
Stage 1: Register interest on the vacancy matching service for apprenticeships
Stage 2: College Interview and Initial Assessment
Stage 3: Employer interview

To apply please click on the Apply Now button.

Closing date for applications: 28-06-2021

Salary: £172.00 - £182.75 Per Week

Hours Per Week: 40.00 Per Week

Apply Now

Be the First to Apply for Jobs Like This

Browse All Jobs


Newsletter
To sign up up for GlosJobs weekly newsletter, please click here.