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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Plumbing


This course combines study with practical learning on-the-job. You will attend college on a day-release basis while employed and working as an apprentice plumber. 

You will study core plumbing subjects and you can also choose from two optional units - gas route or environmental route. You will gain evidence from your place of work, which will contribute towards the achievement of your apprenticeship. 


This course aims to provide learners with the theoretical and practical skills required to work within the plumbing sector.


  • Cold Water
  • Hot Water
  • Sanitation
  • Central Heating
  • Electricity
  • Organising Resources
  • Solar
  • Gas.


You will work for a minimum of 30 hours per week, plus take part in training for approximately 1 day. The exact working and training hours will be dependent upon the needs of the employer.

Entry Criteria

You will hold a Level 2 Technical Certificate in Plumbing Skills and a NVQ in Plumbing.

What next?

You could progress to HNC Construction and the Built Environment at New College Durham or be employed/become self-employed as a plumber or heating engineer.

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Plumbing

Durham, UK
Apprenticeships, Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 10 Jul 2020

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