These programmes are for plumbers who may undertake a range of tasks. If they are through an Apprenticeship the levels progress depending on the level they work at. Much of the Plumbing industry is heavily regulated to ensure safety through organisations managing Gas Safe and HETAS. All forms of gas, oil, solid fuel and electric Heating are regulated and the installation of air conditioning and Ventilation have health issues such as legionnaires disease to be controlled. Regular updating and testing for competence is built into the programme for CPD post Apprenticeship and providers will deliver the courses on a bespoke basis. Plumbing and HVAC apprenticeships are available for 16+. Programmes are developing to deliver new technology installation such as solar panels.
A course which may or may not lead to a qualification which one or more learners can book on to.
Gas, Oil, Solid Fuel, Electric, Heating, Of gas, Gas Safe, Corgi, HETAS, 17th Edition Regulations, OFTEC, Water supply, central Heating, storage heater, radiators, shower, bath, sink, installation, solar, PV, wind turbines, CHP, heat pumps.