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Gas Engineering Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

  • Course Type: Apprenticeship

What can this course lead to?

In achieving a pass or a distinction in this apprenticeship, you will be eligible to apply for membership with the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech)

Who is it for?

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, cookers, space heaters, meters, alternative fuel, boosters, testing and purging for industrial pipework.

The start date of this apprenticeship is subject to availability. Please contact the Apprenticeship team on 01780 484390 or email apprenticeship.admin@peterborough.ac.uk should you have any further questions.

What is covered?

You will gain the following knowledge:

  • Current Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and regulations applicable to work in the gas industry.
  • Safe gas and electrical installation, commissioning, decommissioning and/or ongoing service and repair procedures of gas installations and appliances needed to establish the safe operation of the equipment and installation in accordance with industry standards.
  • Gas and electrical theories and procedures involved in the practical installation, commissioning, decommissioning and/or ongoing service and repair of gas installations, appliances and associated equipment.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Individual employers set their own entry requirements. However, you will typically require 5 GCSEs at grades 4/C or above, preferable including English, maths and science. 

You may also be required to undertake a recognised background check, equivalent to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
SAP3GE4AW$
Location
Stamford Gas Training Centre
Duration
24 Months

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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