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Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Gas Engineering

Eastleigh College
Course summary
35 hours

Course description

Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Gas Engineering:

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. 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.


You will learn through a combination of on and off-the-job training. You will attend college one day per week and spend the rest of your time earning and learning in the workplace.

The apprenticeship will cover a range of core requirements to become a Gas Engineer and develop apprentice’s knowledge, skills and behaviours. There will be a strong focus to develop apprentices technical knowledge and skills to include:

- Electrical awareness and be able to carry out safe isolation and essential electrical safety checks
- Combustion, combustion analysis, gas properties, carbon monoxide (CO), and types of burners
- Flues and ventilation principles
- The necessary safety checks following gas work on an appliance (regulation 26/9)
- The range and suitability of appliances
- The statutory and normative documentation including building regulations, water regulations and electrical regulations
- Emergency procedures, including gas escapes, report of fumes and for unsafe situations
- A knowledge and understanding of four appliances
- System design, location, controls, flue types for appliances and smart controls
- An awareness of green technologies
- The properties of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG)
- An awareness of fuel storage - tanks and bottles (Liquid Petroleum Gas - LPG)

Career Opportunities:

On completion and achievement of the apprenticeship standard, progression opportunities will be explored and discussed with learners to further enhance their career opportunities.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Advanced Apprenticeship at Level 3

About provider

Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College Apprenticeships

Eastleigh College is a General FE College based in Eastleigh, Hampshire specialising in Apprenticeships for 10 years. We have recently launched 'The Apprenticeship Experts' team based at the College in response to our growing success in this area. We offer...

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Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh
SO50 5FS Hampshire


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