Modern Apprenticeship in Domestic Plumbing


Level SCQF 7

Delivery Block release | Workplace

START September/October

Duration 4 years (32 weeks in college over 3 years)


How it works...

A Modern Apprenticeship is a work-based qualification for people employed in the industry. The programme is a combination of work-based and college training and provides the dual benefit of students gaining a nationally recognised qualification while being paid as they work.


Employer benefits...

  • Instil your company’s values whilst training
  • Motivate existing staff by investing in the workforce and providing supervisory opportunities
  • Develop up to date and relevant skills and qualifications
  • Cost effective training supported by funding from Skills Development Scotland (up to 100% funding depending on age and eligibility criteria)
  • Create and retain a modern skilled workforce

Apprentice benefits...

  • Debt-free learning
  • Nationally recognised qualifications
  • A route to great pay
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Significant experience to enhance your CV
  • Possible support with travel costs if coming to college

Course content...

This course is a combination of work-based and college training, delivered in partnership with the employer, student, and the training provider.

Over the course of a four year apprenticeship you will work to achieve the SVQ 3 Mechanical Engineering Services Domestic Plumbing at SCQF level 7.

Further details...

For more information about this apprenticeship, please contact the Business Solutions Team (


What you need...

This programme is for those already working in the construction industry in the relevant trade discipline.

Where you can go...

  • HNC Built Environment