The Level 3 apprenticeships are delivered over 36 months and the majority of apprentices are between the ages of 16 and 24. Apprentices will undertake a mix of on-the-job and off the job training to complete their Apprenticeship.
Pathway 1: Installation and Maintenance –Water Heating and Wet Central Heating: total 1392 GLH (Guided learning hours)
12 weeks or 60 days in centre training which will include:
o 14 GLH induction
o 410 GLH knowledge element of the combined qualification
o 45 GLH for each Level 2 Functional Skill required (depending on the prior qualifications of learners) – Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT
On the job workplace training including:
o 30 GLH related to completion of the Personal Learning and Thinking Skills logbook
o 30 GLH related to completion of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbook
o 906 GLH Competence assessment
o 12 GLH progress reviews – 1 hr every 10-12 weeks
o 36 GLH mentoring – 1hr every month
Stage 1 – Formal training in centre. This period of formal training is anticipated to take 12 weeks or 60 days depending on the prior experience of apprentices.
Stage 2 – Solo operations with significant mentor support. This period will allow the consolidation of the Apprentices knowledge and skills and is anticipated to take 36 months. This period will include progress reviews every 10-12 weeks with their workplace assessor and employer mentor/supervisor.