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Able Skills perk: Exclusivity with Boiler Medic!

portfolio placementProof of experience is the key to open all doors. The next step for students after completing their gas course is to work alongside a Gas Safe Registered Engineer in order to become fully competent with all types of gas work. This is where our exclusive partnership with Boiler Medic comes into play who help you build your own portfolio, ensuring you gain experience on a variety of jobs to prepare you for the real world.

Our students have the advantage of learning with us as we guarantee a portfolio placement through Boiler Medic. Through loyal partnership in addition to work experience like no other, The Gas Safe Registered company only works with Able Skills due to the facilities available on site and the course material being unmatchable. We have helped so many students become confident in undertaking their Gas Assessments who then gain work within the industry.

For an insight into how it works, watch below:

To be fully competent and ready to do so, heres what the Portfolio Matrix consists of that will see you through your road to becoming a gas safe engineer:

  • Installations: Cookers, Boilers and Fires
  • Servicing: Cookers, Fires, Water Heaters and Boilers
  • Landlord Gas Safety Checks
  • Installation Pipe Defects
  • Tightness Testing
  • Gas Escapes
  • Purging
  • Meter Regulator Settings Check
  • Flue Flow Test + Spillage Tests
  • Combustion Flame Pictures
  • Gas Rates
  • Operating Pressures at Appliances
  • Ventilation Checks
  • Control Faults

The experience also includes the following:

  • Repair boilers and fault finding – compliments the Able skills Boiler Fault Finding course and adds to your understanding and knowledge of boilers.
  • Plumbing and heating work – you will undertake all plumbing and heating work ranging from blocked drains, toilet repairs, fitting new taps and showers – all the way to installing and replacing a complete heating system.
  • Many properties visited have old appliances which are not available to buy any more, also pipework runs differently in every single house so experience in different houses will enable you to identify heating circuits, how and where to drain and fill them up from and things to watch out for if they are being upgraded or replaced.

Further benefits of training with Able Skills and Boiler medic include the most comprehensive portfolio placement in the UK, the opportunity of employment with Boiler Medic and their promise to provide you with a reference should you need it at any stage of your career.

 Boiler Medic works exclusively with Able Skills and such advantages are not available to those who have undertaken training anywhere else. For more information on any of the above or another gas course you are interested in, give us a call on 0808 100 3245 or visit us anytime at our centre in Dartford 8.30 – 4.30 ANY day of the week.