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Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician

Fitting and servicing domestic water, heating and drainage systems.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • installing water, drainage and heating systems
  • finding and fixing faults
  • how to prepare accurate cost and time estimates
  • health and safety requirements
  • customer service techniques

Apprentices will need to have achieved the following qualifications before taking their end-point assessment:

  • level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking the end-point assessment
  • level 3 plumbing and domestic heating
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for registered Engineering Technician (EngTech) status once they have completed their apprenticeship. They will also be able to get a Construction Skills Certification Scheme card for plumbing and mechanical engineering services.

End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email with details.