What OEA offer...
Plumbing and Heating Apprenticeships in Oxfordshire
"On the New Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating your apprenticeship journey will be split into 4 Phases designed to take you through all the knowledge and skills required to become a fully qualified plumbing and heating engineer. The course will take you right from the basics of the industry, teaching you the installation and maintenance techniques of domestic plumbing systems and components. Phases 1-3 of this course will include the following modules: Health and Safety Systems, Common
Sanitation Systems, Domestic Fuel Systems, Environmental Technology Systems, and Electrical Work and the Control of Plumbing and Domestic Heating Systems. On Phase 4 you will then move on to your chosen Pathway, for example Gas.
In addition to your learning at Oxford Energy Academy, you will complete an On-Site Portfolio between Phases 2 and 3 capturing evidence from the workplace to demonstrate your competency on the installation, commissioning and maintenance of plumbing and heating systems. You will then complete a further Pathway based On-Site Portfolio during Phase 4.
At the end of the course, you would then take your chosen Pathway's end assessments e.g. Gas ACS assessments, before then being eligible to take your End Point Assessment.
Typical job roles for learners completing this qualification are:
Domestic Heating Engineer
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Installer
Gas, Oil or Environmental Technologies Installer (depending on chosen pathway)
Progression may be possible in the form of: Level 4/5 HNC/D in Building Services Engineering (mechanical)
Level 5 Foundation degree in Building Services Engineering The qualification will entitle the learner to apply for Engineering Technician (EngTech) status with the Chartered institute for Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE)"