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Plumbing Apprentice

Employer: North West Leicestershire District Council

  • Reference: Plumbing Apprentice
  • Published on: Thu 13/07/2017 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 04/08/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £15,972 - £15,972
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Leicestershire

37 hours per week Salary starting from £11,662 dependant on age. 24 months fixed term training contract with the possibility of further training


North West Leicestershire District Council is looking to employ a Modern Apprentice within our Housing Asset Management Team to assist in carrying out plumbing/heating/gas work associated with the repairs, maintenance & adaptation of Council properties. You will learn to undertake all work to a competent recognised standard & current regulation, with minimal risk to Health & Safety of all those it may effect.

Training will be provided by Stephenson College working towards NVQ level 2. This will also include working towards a gas qualification.

You must have the ability to man handle portable plant equipment & materials and to understand & interpret manufacturer’s installation instructions. You should be able to work with different access equipment and work at heights after training. The ability to problem solve and deal with difficult situations is also a requirement.

You should be physically able to gain access and carry out work in difficult locations, willing and committed to undertake all training as required via the College and Council.

Initial assessments will be taken at the College.

To apply for this opportunity please use the National Apprenticeship website: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

Please note that all applications should be made through the National Apprenticeship website. North West Leicestershire District Council will not be dealing with applications at this stage and any direct approaches to the council will result in your application NOT being considered for selection.

Job Pack: Plumbing Apprentice job pack

Vacancy details: Plumbing Apprentice - about the vacancy

Closing date for applications 4 August 2017     Interviews begin from 14 August 2017

Disabled applications who meet the essential criteria for the job will be guaranteed an interview. Smoke free working environment. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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