Plumbing Apprenticeship

The five year training process involves a combination of college hours and on-site training, leading to an SVQ/NVQ Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering Services (MES) Domestic Plumbing.

Supporting Your Development

A Plumbing Apprenticeship is a Modern Apprenticeship where apprentices receive training in all aspects of commercial plumbing and heating, including:

  • Reading design plans
  • Replacement of sanitaryware
  • Diagnosing faults in hot and cold water pipework, central heating systems, waste disposal and sanitation systems
  • Mending leaks, unblocking drains and repairing toilets
  • Choosing the correct kind of pipework
  • Working with plastics and metals such as copper, aluminium, zinc and lead
  • Cutting, bending, welding and soldering pipework

Entry Requirements and Applications

It is desirable for applicants to have achieved a National 5 or GSCE in Maths, English, Physics and a technical subject as a minimum.

Please complete the Arthur McKay Apprenticeship Application Form (download here)

Application Guidance


Applications are now open for our Atalian Servest Plumbing Apprenticeships.

To apply, please complete the below application form. Please attach your up-to-date CV and Application Form before submitting your application.

Please note that you must download and complete your Apprenticeship Application Form prior to submitting your application.

To distinguish your application, please ensure you provide details of any relevant skills and/or work experience you have. It is important to note that, due to the high volume of applicants, any applications that do not include the required documentation will not be considered.

  • Please attach the completed application form and an up to date CV here.
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