This advanced apprenticeship is designed by key employers in the gas industry and is one of the new ‘trailblazer apprenticeships’. It provides the skills and underpinning knowledge for both basic and advanced gas systems and includes an end-test at the end of the apprenticeship which is made up of both a knowledge and practical skills test.
This qualification is aimed at new technicians entering the gas industry who wish to be trained in the skills and knowledge associated with basic and complex gas systems which include the routine maintenance, reactive maintenance and commissioning and de-commissioning of gas appliances in a variety of working environments.
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New technicians entering the gas industry who wish to be trained in the skills and knowledge associated with basic and complex gas systems which includes the routine maintenance, reactive maintenance and commissioning and de-commissioning of gas appliances in a variety of working environments.
Four GCSEs at grade 4 including English and maths and either a Level 2 qualification in heating or plumbing and heating, or experience with a plumbing or heating engineer. You will also need to be working with a gas safe registered engineer.
You will learn all aspects of the Gas Industry on the job in the work environment, or in the classroom with realistic situations and appliances.
You will be assessed in a number of ways – including knowledge questions, Gas Safety RWE practical, a portfolio of evidence and observation.
You will spend 1 day per week at college in a mix of theory and practical activities, and continue learning in the workplace working alongside a Gas Safe Registered Engineer. You will be assessed throughout your time at college by written or practical assignments and knowledge assessments relevant to your chosen pathway. In the workplace you will keep a log of your practical activities, skills and competencies, and receive practical observations by an assessor. Your Apprenticeship will be completed with an end point assessment of your knowledge and practical ability, along with a professional discussion.
You’ll love gaining new knowledge and skills, and the prospect of a high earning career as a Gas Engineer!
After completing this Domestic Gas Apprenticeship, you could expand your knowledge by adding a further range of appliance qualifications ( LPG for boats and Caravans is popular and profitable in this area ), or branch out further into Commercial Gas.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.