Installing and maintaining gas appliances in a domestic or non-domestic setting, advising customers on how appliances work and how to use energy more efficiently.
Gas engineering involves the safe installation, commission, decommission and the ongoing service and repair of gas appliances in either a domestic or non-domestic setting.
Appliances can include, but are not limited to, a range of work categories such as:
- Central heating boilers
- Unvented hot water storage
- Ducted air heaters
- Space heaters
- Alternative fuel
- Testing and purging for industrial pipework.
Roles in gas engineering will include explaining how installations and appliances work, providing energy efficiency advice and ensuring customer service excellence at all times. Gas engineering operates strictly within the requirements of health and safety legislation.
|Study location||Basford 664 Nuthall Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG8 6AQ|
Energy and Utilities - Gas Engineering Operative - Level 3
You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.
You will also need 4 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4/A* to C or equivalent including English Language and Maths and a science or relevant/appropriate experience.
Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.
All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.
You will also need a plumbing and heating qualification at Level 2 and be working for an employer who is Gas Safe registered to work on the following;
Those who work within Gas engineering must have the core requirements set out in the qualification and demonstrate the technical requirements in one setting – domestic or non-domestic. They must be registered on the Gas Safe® Register for four appliances.
Registration with Gas Safe® Register for four appliances In achieving a pass or a distinction in this apprenticeship, the successful apprentice will be eligible to apply for membership with the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech).
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