- Course Details
What You’ll Learn
Able Skills gas training course is Bpec accredited and following successful completion of this course (and the gathering of on the job evidence via a portfolio placement with a Gas Safe registered Engineer), you will be issued with a Bpec Gas Foundation Certificate which will make you eligible to undertake ACS assessments.
3 Week Domestic Gas Safety Training – Bpec Gas Foundation Certificate
This 3 week long Gas course is essential training and assessment for all candidates looking to gain access to the Gas Industry. Gas training is a mandatory part of becoming Gas Safe registered.
Week 1 - This week will provide you with a great insight into the Gas industry and present you with an understanding of the guidelines and regulations which currently govern the ACS scheme.
During this week of gas training, we will cover basic heating systems and heating controls, gas appliance functions and the basic principles of flues and combustion to give candidates the knowledge required to move forward to the next aspect of this Gas course. In addition, we will cover:
- Tightness Testing
- Pipework requirements
Week 2 - As you progress through the weeks, the gas course will develop and you will receive training in:
- Gas safety controls
- Pipe sizing
- Gas rates / Heat inputs
During week 2 you will undertake written exams and practical assessments.
Week 3 – You will be trained on:
- Appliance installation and servicing
- Unsafe situations
Again, there will be written exams and practical assessments. Upon successful completion of this week, you will be provided with a Bpec Foundation Portfolio and guidance for completion.
How You’ll Learn
Domestic Gas Safety Training – Bpec Foundation Certificate
This comprehensive managed learning programme covers all aspects of domestic gas work and gas safety which will prepare you for working on various gas appliances. This new entrant's gas training course is a real mix of workshop and classroom study to ensure that all aspects of domestic gas and related appliances are covered.
Progress is monitored with regular practical and written assessments and all evidence is recorded and retained for any Governing body to view at any time; these strict control methods safeguard all candidates and assessors and ensure that accurate, quality Gas training is delivered.
Training to achieve this Bpec Foundation Certificate is a requirement to ensure knowledge of changes to legislation, British Standards and industry best practice. If you come under the category of New Entrant, this is the correct and recognised route to take to get you started..
Courses Open To You After
Once this training has been completed successfully, you will need to prove competence working under the supervision of a Gas Safe registered Engineer. We will provide you with a Bpec portfolio and guidance for completion. You will be required to complete this portfolio detailing the various jobs you have undertaken, supported by photographic evidence and signed by your Gas Safe registered Engineer.
Able Skills can offer you a placement (please call for details) or you can source this yourself but whichever you choose, you will have access to our Gas Instructors for guidance and support.
Once this has been achieved, you will then need to return to Able Skills to undertake your formal gas assessments (ACS): CCN1 (Core Gas Safety) and Appliances.
Able Skills can arrange all aspects of training, portfolio and assessments for you and they are all available individually.
This 3 week Bpec Gas Foundation Course is only suited to those of you who hold Plumbing qualifications. If you do not fit in to this category then you may want to look at the various other packages we have available and specifically, ones that provide pipe-work and associated essential skills and assessment.
If you remain unsure of your suitability for the Gas industry or you would like to speak to someone on a more personal level, please feel free to get in touch for some expert advice or if you would like to view the facilities at Able Skills, please feel free to visit us at any time. We are open 7 days every week and encourage visitors to the centre. You will not need an appointment, just turn up (08.30 – 16.30) and we will show you around.
Duration & Cost
The cost for this 3 week Qualified Plumbers Gas Training Package 1 is £1495.00 including VAT.
Full time: A £500.00 deposit will secure a booking and the balance can be paid in 3 weekly instalments of £331.66.
Part time (weekends): A £500 deposit will secure a booking and the balance can be paid in 8 instalments of £124.37. Weekend training is structured on a 2 weekend on and 2 weekend off basis.
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