The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in becoming a qualified plumber and will be keen to work hard both on site and at college to learn the trade. Excellent timekeeping and attendance are required. Whilst it is not essential for the apprentice to drive, they will need to be able to get to site for an early start each morning.
The kinds of tasks and responsibilities you will be asked to do will include:
- Cut, bend and join fittings and pipes
- Install pipes and plumbing fixtures
- Visually inspect equipment and operate test equipment such as pressure and vacuum gauges to determine the cause and location of trouble
- Repair pipes and plumbing fixtures
- Estimate costs of installations and repairs
- Blueprint reading
- Inspection and testing
There will be opportunities for progression at the end of the apprenticeship.
This role will be conditional on the applicants passing a Drugs & Alcohol test.
- The ideal candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills and be able to understand basic skills and instructions
- You will also possess the skills to perform tasks and duties under instruction and close supervision with a view to becoming more independent
- You will also have enthusiasm for the tasks and training that has been offered
- You will be a good team player and timekeeper and have the ability to use initiative and perform calmly under pressure
- You should enjoy working with people and as part of a team
- You will be hardworking, dedicated and committed to getting a plumbing qualification
- You will also need to demonstrate initiative and a willingness to learn
GCSE grade 4/C or above or equivalent qualifications are required in maths, English and Science.
The successful applicant will work towards a Level 3 Plumbing Qualifications.