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Advanced Plumbing, Heating & Mechanical Apprenticeships normally last for 3 to 4 years during which time you will attend the NWTC training centre one day per week for 3 years following a Technical Certificate course.
The remainder of the time will be spent on site or in the workshop with your employer, following the National Vocational Qualification (N.V.Q) Level 3 laid down by the Construction Industry Training Board (C.I.T.B) Key Skills.
Working mainly on site installing and maintaining various types of Plumbing or heating and ventilating systems, both domestic and industrial.
Working mainly on site installing and maintaining various types of Air-Conditioning or refrigeration systems.
It involves reading drawings, measuring and marking out, using the tools and equipment for installation and maintenance of Air-Conditioning and refrigeration systems.
January to August. Most apprenticeships commence in September of each year.
Application Forms are available from schools, Connexions or direct from NWTC using the online application form.
You should have or hope to gain Grade C or above in GCSE Maths, English, Science and a Technical subject.
You will first attend a selection test at NWTC.
If you obtain good results in the NWTC Selection Test you will be invited to attend an interview with one of our Training Officers. Some evidence of practical ability and an interest in Plumbing, Heating and Mechanical Services would be an advantage.
Company interviews are then arranged for the most suitable applicants.
Applicants chosen for employment by the company will normally start in September.