Heating & Ventilation Installer Apprenticeship

Qualification: Intermediate
Level 2

There are start dates for this apprenticeship throughout the year. Please apply and our apprenticeship team will be in contact with you to discuss.

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About this apprenticeship

The Building Services Engineer (Heating and Ventilating) Installer apprenticeship is for heating and ventilating installers working in industrial and commercial roles within industry installers.

You would learn how to install components of large scale industrial and commercial systems such as heating, chilled water, hot water and cold water, used for heating workplaces such as office blocks, factories, schools and hospitals.

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What you will learn

Installers have a basic knowledge of the systems and how the components within systems relate to each other.

They also:

  • Plan allocated work tasks to install system components
  • Undertake allocated work tasks in testing system components
  • Assist in pre-commission testing
  • Undertake allocated work tasks in de-commissioning
Learning style

As an apprentice you can expect to undertake work based learning with an employer and to be paid a wage.

You will attend college two days a week in year 1 and one day a week in year 2 to ensure you get the support you need to succeed. The rest of the training will take place in the workplace with in-house training by the employer and an assessor who will visit you on site.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but each employer might state their own requirements. You will also be required to have completed your exams in level 2 English and maths and level 1 in IT prior to the completion of your apprenticeship.

To start an apprenticeship you will need an employer who is willing to take you on as an apprentice. If you already have an employer please contact us. If not don't worry you can see our current apprenticeship vacancies which is regularly updated.

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto an apprenticeship.

Course length & fees
  • Fees:
  • Course Length: 24 months
  • Campus:
What next?

Successful completion of this apprenticeship could help you progress into a range of building services roles such as a Heating and Ventilating Engineer. It would also give you the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 apprenticeship.

Possible careers

  • Heating and Ventilation Engineer
  • Heating and Ventilation Maintenance Engineer
  • Heating and Ventilation Fitter
  • Heating Service and Maintenance Engineer
  • Ventilation Services Engineer
Additional information

Information for Employers

Each apprenticeship needs to include 20% off-the-job training. This must amount to 20% of the apprentice’s contracted employment hours across the whole apprenticeship. Off-the-job training is learning undertaken outside of the normal day-to-day working environment and leads towards the achievement of the apprenticeship.

End Point Assessment
Each apprentice will need an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship. It measures the skills, knowledge and behaviours each apprentice has developed. Employers will decide when the apprentice is ready to be assessed.

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