This gas training, is for new entrants to the gas industry; those that are deemed to be Category 2 trainees (working in the industry), and those who hold a recognised qualification in the plumbing (level 2) but lack gas training and experience. Qualified plumbers and alike are suitable candidates for this course, provision of certification will be required ahead of commencing this course. This course covers all of the stages required in order to get to the point of registering with Gas Safe.
You will take this Level 3 Gas Safety Training, Portfolio & ACS qualification if you are currently employed in the gas installation industry and wish to demonstrate your ability to work safely and competently to the recognised national standard. As well as this, you should have a Level 2 plumbing qualification and plumbing experience
During this period of gas training, we will cover basic heating systems and heating controls, gas appliance functions and basic principles of flues and combustion to give candidates the knowledge required to move forward to the next aspect of this gas course. You will learn about legislation, tightness testing, pipework requirements, gas safety controls, pipe sizing, gas rates / heat inputs, flueing, appliance installation and servicing, ventilation, unsafe situations. Following the completion of the workshop training and assessments for the gas programme, you will be deemed competent to undertake supervised gas work and so the next step towards Gas Safe registration will be to demonstrate your competence in your work place by working alongside a Gas Safe Registered Engineer who acts as your on-site recorder/verifier, helping you to build a portfolio of evidence and prove your competence and safety working with gas.
There will be a variety of assessments covering all aspects of the Course. You will cover written theory based assessments in classroom, Practical assessments in the workshop and Work-based assessments where one of our Assessor engineers will come to visit you at your workplace
Bpec - Level 3 Gas Safety Training, Portfolio & ACS
Please complete an application form and return to the College - either online, by post or in person at one of our campuses.
Yes, you will need to meet with a member of staff for an interview and an initial assessment. We need to see any previous training certificates.
You will need to purchase steel toe capped safety boots (PPE) and regulation books.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.