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Apprenticeships

 

Looking for work?

 

Are you aged between 16- 24?

 

Current vacancy

We are currently looking to recruit a Gas Engineer to work with one of contractors called BSW. You would be  based in Lewisham borough.

 

Case study

pic Devonate

Through an advert in the last Home News and a sending letters to all young people aged 16-21 two young men were able to complete the process to be selected for the position of Apprentice Plumber with our contractor P&R. Big congratulations to Devonate and Jack who started their apprenticeship in October. Their apprenticeship will last for 3 years and at the end they will be fully qualified plumbers.

Here is a short quote from Devonate

“I received a letter regarding apprenticeships for construction. This was just what I was looking for.

I called a man called Andre Peters to discuss my interest in plumbing, who helped me through my Health and Safety revision for my CSCS card. Andre also helped me prepare for  interview for my plumbing apprenticeship.

 

I have now been accepted as an apprentice for P&R attending college once a week and working 4 times a week. I have also received help with my lunch meals an my travel expenses which I have Andre Peters to thanks. “

 

What is an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships meet the needs of both young people and business. They offer quality work-based training, as an alternative to full-time study. Apprentices should be employed for a minimum of 30

hours a week and are usually aged between 16-24. Our Apprenticeship is designed to train enthusiastic customer focused Apprentices to become fully qualified members of Gas Safe. If you join us,

you will receive a structured career plan showing your prospects with a comprehensive benefits package including – in time – a van and all of your equipment.

Specific Information

Apprenticeships in Gas Engineering are designed to develop skills in the installations and maintenance of plumbing and gas central heating systems and components. You will be working under minimal supervision to complete the installation and maintenance of domestic hot and cold water sanitation, drainage, rainwater systems and central heating systems and components.

Entry Requirements:

Apprentices must have an Apprenticeship Contract of Employment for a minimum of 30 hours a week and successfully complete a work-trial of a minimum of 4 weeks before full registration with a Training Provider.

On completion of a work-trial, you will be enrolled with a local Training Provider where you will undertake training one day a week. Your training will take a minimum of 3 years before you are fully Gas Qualified.

In addition, you must complete initial assessments in English, maths and Information Technology.

The initial interviews to be accepted onto the Apprenticeship Contract will be carried out by the BSW HR Department and our Operations Team.

Follow up assessments will be carried out at the college.

If you do not already have a driving licence with 6 points or less for use within the UK, you must be working towards one within 18 months of starting. This is a condition of your appointment.

Duration:

Minimum 3 years

Up to 5 Years – for q fully qualified Breakdown Engineer

Start Point:

A work trial of a minimum of 4 weeks.

Levels

Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced

 

If you wold like to apply for any of the current vacancies please contact me immediately. Please only apply if you are serious about working in the construction industry.

André Peters

Tel:      0208 768 7910
Email:apeters@hexagon.org.uk
Text:    07903 342 9071

 

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