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Construction Courses at Lancaster & Morecambe College

Plumbing & Heating Apprenticeship Level 3

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An Apprenticeship is a perfect choice if you want to continue your studies and develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in a specific industry, while also earning a salary in full-time employment; kickstarting your long-term career path.

Course Overview

  • Employment should be for a minimum of 30 hours per week, with training in both the workplace and at College

  • Attendance at College on a regular basis, weekly and block release

  • Functional Skills Level 1 and 2 in English & maths

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship covers:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating

  • Gas, Water and Central Heating Appliances


  • You will receive tuition to support the underpinning knowledge required for your work based training

  • You will receive regular monitoring and assessment both in the workplace and at College

  • There are no formal examinations in the NVQ as your work is assessed on an on-going basis. However, if you are required to undertake the ACS Gas Assessment course as part of the Level 3 training there are tests and practical assessments associated with this

  • There are a number of unit tests and assignments for this Diploma

  • Gas: natural gas, LPG, meters, water heaters, central heating boilers

  • Also available is the environmental route – Solar thermal as an alternative to gas

  • An oil pathway is also available leading to an OFTEC Qualification

How to Apply

• Complete an Apprenticeship Application Form and return to: The Admissions Officer, Lancaster & Morecambe College, Morecambe Road, Lancaster,
LA1 2TY.
• If you are already employed then contact: The Apprenticeship Team on 01524 521483

Course code: A30047-A1A