What are my options in terms of Gas? Where should I start?


Here at Able Skills, we offer a variety of diffrent training from electrical to tiling, we have it all. Becoming a Gas engineer is no easy task and requires training from top-quality instructors. Our Gas instructors are all experts in the field with a lifetime of experience between them in both realms, from working out in the industry as an engineer and now in the teaching world, providing students with the knowledge, tips and tricks that they have learnt out in the field.


Gas courses

Gas Training Courses at Able Skills.


Already a plumber looking to add gas work to your skill-set? then do not hesitate to get involved, we have tailored courses for experienced plumbers looking to get into gas. The two trades obviously go together quite well and even use some of the same equipment, tools and general methods. Also in terms of the work that you will be doing as some heating systems use water and others use gas! Our Qualified Plumber Gas Training Package 1 has all that you could need, compiled in one Gas course package...This 5-week course is packed full of both practical development and theory.

No experience in plumbing? if you have next to no experience in plumbing but you want to get involved with gas then we also have Gas courses for that such as our New Entrant Gas Training Package 1. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE A PLUMBING QUALIFICATION! This 7-week course will cover a variety of different topics including:

  • Training on aspects of health and safety-relevant within the gas industry, including asbestos awareness
  • Training to work safely around electrical systems
  • Training in the use of copper and low carbon steel so that your pipe skills are established at an acceptable standard.
  • Training on heating controls, Airing cupboard and radiator installation practices
  • Training in all areas of domestic gas safety

We also run a course that combines the two into one, our City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing & Gas course the total of 15-week course is broken down into 6-weeks for level 2 plumbing and 5 weeks for gas training. This course will help you to get a solid understanding of both of the trades at the same time, saving you time and money!

We do also have a weekend version for those who have prior arrangements or an existing job the Part-Time Option consists of 15 weekends (over 30 weeks) for level 2 plumbing and 13 weekends (over 26 weeks) for gas training.

All of the Gas courses on offer here at Able Skills are taught all on one location here in Dartford, if you are interested in getting involved then see below for some contact information. However, you can now enrol online! Simply, click on the course you are interested in and scroll down until you see 'Reserve Your Space'.


Gas courses

Practical work will be guided by our experienced instructors so you are never lost.


Need some more information?


If you are considering giving Gas a go then, firstly take a look through our website at the many Gas courses that we have on offer. Then if you need some more details or you are ready to enrol you can progress online or give us a call on 08081003245. Alternatively, you can come straight down to our office, we have an open policy which means that we are happy to welcome candidates into our facility for a chat, answer questions and discuss your options in terms of Gas courses or any other training you are interested in, we will also show you around so you can get a feel for the environment that you will be learning in!

K5, Riverside Industrial Estate, Riverside Way, Dartford DA1 5BS