If you choose to enrol on this domestic gas course, you will learn how to install, service and maintain appliances including the following:

Central heating boilers
Cookers
Gas fires
Water heaters

Who is this course for?

This domestic gas course is suitable for absolute beginners with no prior gas experience whatsoever, but we also welcome more experienced learners who need to refresh their skills and expertise.

In order to receive your qualification at the end of the Essential Gas Course, you’ll need a work placement that will allow you to complete a portfolio of gas work. For this reason, this programme is ideal for candidates who – for instance – already work within a plumbing company that will be able to provide suitable jobs.

Qualifications

ACS CertificateOnce you have completed the Essential Gas Course, you will need to complete a work placement – see What comes next below – before you can take undertake your ACS assessment. Passing this assessment will allow you to join the Gas Safe Register and work as a domestic gas engineer.

Units covered

Our gas essentials course covers many areas, including:
Gas safety legislation/standards
Gas emergency actions/procedures
Combustion and flue gas analysis
Ventilation
Pipework
Tightness testing/purging
Checking/setting regulators
What to do in an unsafe situation
Gas rate/heat output
Safety devices/controls
Flueing/chimney standards
Re-establishing gas supplies

What comes next?

As stated above, you will need to secure your own work placement and complete a portfolio of domestic gas work before you can undertake the ACS assessment and join the Gas Safe Register.

If you enrol on our Professional Gas Course, we will provide a work placement for you, and this will provide some of the required evidence that you will need to complete your portfolio.

Why choose Access Training Academies?

We are among the UK’s leading trade training providers, helping students from all over the UK (and beyond) to achieve accredited qualifications in their chosen trade.

We Offer:

  • Small class sizes, which ensures plenty of contact time with our experienced tutors
  • A great combination of theoretical and hands-on learning
  • Flexible courses with flexible dates (part time, full time, weekdays and weekends)
Contact us to learn more about our gas essentials course and the other domestic gas courses we offer here at Access Training Academies.