MLP New Entrants to Gas

The Domestic Gas Installer New Entrants Course starts with the basic principles of gas heating and plumbing and pipework skills, leading to further areas such as heating design, gas safety and hot water systems.



Academic Year: 2021/22

Course Code: 10563

Study Type: Full-Time

Education Level Further Education

This course is also available for the following academic years:

  2021/22 Academic Year

An academic year runs from September to August of the following year.

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Course Overview

The Domestic Gas Installer New Entrants Course starts with the basic principles of gas heating and plumbing and pipework skills, leading to further areas such as heating design, gas safety and hot water systems. As this is a Managed Learning Programme, all topics are broken down into easy-to-digest sections, with industry recognised qualifications and certificates of competence awarded on completion of each module. On completion of this course, successful students will receive competence certificates for the different technical elements and an industry recognised Managed Learning Programme training certificate from Logic Certification; necessary to access ACS gas training and assessment. You will then be ready to start building your on-site work portfolio under the supervision of a registered gas engineer. In addition to the on-site work portfolio you will be required to complete five boiler installations. This must be completed with a Gas Safe Registered engineer of your choice. Once the on-site portfolio and boiler installations have been completed and signed off you are ready to return to undertake the refresher training and ACS gas assessment for CCN1, CPA1 and CENWAT.

Ideal If:

 You want to be certified and registered as a Gas Engineer.

You'll Learn:

The New Entrants Gas Course for Beginners includes training in the following areas:

Introduction to plumbing, gas and heating theory and principles

Pipework installation and practical skills Gas legislation,

Building Regulations and British Standards Industry unsafe situations procedures

Tightness testing of domestic natural gas installations

Measuring and interpretation of gas pressures and the calculation of heat inputs

Gas appliance functions and the operation of gas safety controls

Principles of flueing, chimneys and combustion

Approved Prior Learning (APL) Programme for Domestic Natural Gas

 


You'll Love:

both the practical hands on and theoretical training provided by our industry trained staff.

You'll Progress:

 Progression can lead onto ACS Domestic Gas Courses.

You'll Need:

There are no specific entry requirements for the New Entrants Course, however if you feel you need more information, please contact our Business Services team on 0345 600 7555 and gave the name of the programme you are interested in. 

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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Basic Boiler Maintenance (Oil)

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating

Level 2 will suit you if you have some relevant plumbing and heating knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised. (This Full-time option has been replaced by the Level 2 Traineeship. Please search for 10778 code or the word Traineeship).

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating

Level 3 is ideal if you are working within the plumbing and heating trade and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge.

Plumbing - Traineeship (Level 2)

This Traineeship course is ideal if you want to pursue a career in Plumbing.

Available Sessions Summary

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Further Education

Further Education

If you have just completed your GCSEs, Further Education is most likely the option for you. FE covers qualifications from entry to higher level qualifications such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, NVQ, BTEC and Apprenticeships.

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This course is also available for the following academic years:

  2021/22 Academic Year

An academic year runs from September to August of the following year.

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