Plumbing, Heating & Maintenance Apprentice

  • Company: Wellingborough School
  • Location: Wellingborough, NN8 2BX
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £9,380.00 per year
  • Sector: Plumbing / Gas
  • Ref: VAC-12633
  • Application Deadline Date: 21/08/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 7.00am – 3.30pm (with 60 minute unpaid break) some weekends may be required

Brief Description

Is a career in Plumbing and Heating just what you are looking for? Wellingborough School need a Plumbing, Heating and Maintenance apprentice to join them.
This could be you. Please read the full job description for more details.

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will ideally need to have GCSE grades 9-4 (A*- C) or equivalent, in English and maths.

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 07887 787813

Personal Qualities

Ability to work as part of a team
Flexible and adaptable in attitude and approach
Confident and self-motivated

Skills Required

Good communication skills
Ideally a qualification in Plumbing Level 2

Future Prospects

To discuss a full time position on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Vacancy Detail

This is a very busy but rewarding role where most of your duties will include Installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing systems and fixtures including central heating, above ground drainage and rainwater drainage.

You will also help with general maintenance, water temperature and legionella testing as part of general water care works. You will be inspecting and testing plumbing systems and cutting, assembling and installing pipes, and you will maintain gas and liquid heating systems.

You will carry out general maintenance tasks to maintain and improve the appearance of buildings, services and equipment. And be prepared to undergo training and to continuously develop your technical skills. You will need to source and obtain materials, and plan for jobs when necessary.

Other Information

When asked to attend training courses, such courses will be funded by Wellingborough School.

May need to attend larger schools events such as open days, the ball or fireworks night. A reasonable amount of overtime may be required regarding these.

Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team.

Ready to start your adventure?