Level 3

Gas

Duration

28 weeks

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2020

Audience

Adult 19+

Careers

Plumbing

This course prepares you for the Gas Safe qualification.

It's suited to experienced plumbers and those who have completed a plumbing qualification at Level 2.

You'll cover:

  • Health & safety in gas utilisation
  • Scientific principles used in gas utilisation
  • The combustion and properties of gas
  • Gas in buildings, services and structures
  • Gas safety in accordance with legislation and regulations
  • Industry standards and working practices

There are paper-based theory tests throughout the course.

You'll also need to build a practical tasks portfolio.

You'll need to have successfully completed a Plumbing qualification at Level 2 - or have a minimum of 5 years trade-related experience.

On successful completion of this course you can apply to the ACS (Approved Certification Scheme) for assessment. Passing will give you a licence to operate as a Gas Services Engineer.

The ACS assessment is in Core Domestic Natural Gas Safety and relevant appliances.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.