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    Please Help! Whats The Latest Gas Textbook for NVQ Level 1-3

    Hi I am new to the forum, this is my first post. I apologise if its in the wrong thread and if its been answered. Can anyone please advise me what are the recruitment cycles assuming there is a general one for the sector, so that I do not waste time. Any practical advice will be appreciated...
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    Best Route to Becoming Gas Safe Registered: NVQ Level 2 + Gas Course or Gas Course Only?

    Hello, I've done the C&G Level 2 in Plumbing Studies. I'm currently working as a plumber's mate (part-time). Eventually, I'd like to become Gas Safe registered and work on LPG - at leisure sites and maybe on boats, etc. Any comments or advice on how best to get there? Should I do the Level 2...
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    NVQ Level 3 Exams

    Hi guys, I don't know if any of you could help me out but I cannot find any revision material and/or mock exams for the City and Guilds Electrics exam (6189-025), if anyone has any links, documents or other material and could possibly send, it would be very much appreciated. Cheers
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    Looking for experienced plumber to sign off NVQ Level 2 Assignments.

    Asking if there are any experienced plumbers (In Kent) to help me complete my NVQ Level 2 assignments. Please PM if you are available, would greatly appreciate any help.
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    Looking for work to complete the Nvq 2

    I’m looking for work to complete my Nvq 2. I am 29 years of age and hold a valid cscs card.
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    Plumbing books nvq or city and guilds

    hi i am looking to buy some plumbing books and was womdering what books would be best for a new person starting plumbing city and guilds book or nvq level two book
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    NVQ whilst being self employed

    hi all! I’m currently a serving police officer but want to train for a plumbing qualification as a side business and backup option. I also spent a couple of years when I was younger working in a plumbers merchant and have fitted a few bathrooms with my father... so hoping I’ll take to it well...
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    New here need help with nvq level 2

    hi everyone I’m doing my nvq 2 I have done my level 2 deploma. Currently work five days but doing my nvq at weekends. I might have somone to help but if that fails is there anyone in the Bristol area that can help me get threw it . Many thanks James
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    Nvq for unqualified plumber

    Hi everyone. Apologies if this has been asked before but here goes: completed 2 years of an apprenticeship about 30 years ago so have no formal plumbing qualifications. Have been trapped in the same job since then but have always kept plumbing on the side, fitting bathrooms for friends and...
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    Need some advice about NVQ in Plumbing.

    Hi, I attended college a couple of years ago and came out with a Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing & Heating. This was after two years of studying part time in the evenings around my normal job. The lecturers said that the next step would be to seek employment in the trade and take the NVQ or else...
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    Mature college student needing help with nvq sign off.

    Hi all, I’m new to the forum after exhausting all other avenues! I finished my nvq level 2 in July this year, since then I have tried to get a job within the plumbing sector. Unfortunately for me I didn’t realise how hard this would be and to be honest it has knocked my confidence a little, i...
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    Are college diplomas worth it for getting into plumbing?

    Hello everyone. I'm 22 and want to get into plumbing. I can't seem to see any apprenticeships to apply for in my area (Newbury) but I can see my local college do Level 1 & 2 diplomas in plumbing. I have applied for a level 1 course and I am going to have an interview with the college next week...
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    level 2 plumber with certs looking for help with my NVQ lv2 sign off cardiff

    hi names Lenny I'm based in Cardiff. wondering if any one is looking for a new apprentice or willing to tag along on a few jobs until the Level 2 requirements are met, have all the certs and passed all exams and also have a water regs card would appreciate a job or if you can spare some time...
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    Advice on ways of getting qualified other than standard apprenticeship route

    Hi guys after some advice, I’m a 28 year old qualified carpenter who has always done plumbing work also. I am now looking to go into plumbing full time and currently work weekends for a plumbing company, he’s happy to train me up and in the new year take me on full time hopefully, but because...
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    How to get NVQ Level 3 quickly or in under 2 years?

    I'm going to do the full 2 years of the NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing and Heating and I would like to move out of my parents and town as soon as possible. The thing is, it looks like you can barely survive on apprentice wage which is literally below minimum wage (£3.05) and even under 18 year old's...
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    Legal Minimum Wage for a Lvl 2 NVQ Qualified Plumber?

    Hey, I wasn't sure where to post this so sorry If this isn't right. But basically I've just finished and passed my Level 2 NVQ Plumbing Course and my Unvented Systems Course. I've been working for the company for 1 year and 7 months. I'm due a pay rise but not until next month, I was just...
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    Experienced Plumber NVQ 2 Required If Possible: -

    Firstly, hi everyone. Can anyone help me out with this please? I want to gain my NVQ without having to go through the 6129 or 6035 if I am able to. I am experience and have Gas Safe, OFTEC, PART P, In-Vented, Energy Efficiency, Water Regs, WIAPS, WATERSAFE but not a Plumbing Qual. My question...
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    Plumbing Qualifications- Self Employed (sorry to post again)

    Hi there, this is my first post and hopefully many more to come. I have a query that has troubled me for some time. Basically i have completed my Level 2 in Plumbing 6129 at college a couple of years ago. Ive worked for a few plumbers on and off and have been travelling as i am young in the...
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    what do i do now?!?!

    i have just finished my city and guilds plumbing course. this has set me up for my nvq. but i can find NO ONE in my area or surrounding willing to take me on so i could do the nvq. they either say their not looking to take on trainees/not looking for anyone/need to be gas safe etc. the college...
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    Anybody help?

    Can anyone help me as regards to getting a work placement so that I could get my nvq started?