Gas engineering involves the safe installation, commission, decommission and ongoing service and repair of gas appliances.
Appliances can include but are not limited to, a range of work categories such as central heating boilers, unvented hot water storage, cookers, space heaters, meters, alternative fuel and boosters.
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On-programme is the learning phase where you will pick up the skills, knowledge and behaviours set in each standard. You will need to complete 20% off-the-job training during the on-programme phase of your apprenticeship.
There are three stages in this on-programme:
Gateway - To move on to EPA you must complete the three-stage Induction and Core Skills Training, Knowledge Training, Workplace Training as well as maths and English Level 2. This lets you build the full range of skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for EPA.
End-point assessment (EPA)- is the final stage that you will through to complete your apprenticeship. You must show your learning to an independent end-point assessor and the grades available are distinction, pass or fail.
You will submit a portfolio with a Gas Safe® registration certificate, competency test and work log review. The portfolio shows the skills, knowledge and behaviours for the core and specific requirements of the standard. The overall grading available is pass or distinction. Assessment events for this standard are:
On successful completion, you will achieve a Level 3 diploma Gas Engineering Operative.
If you complete the apprenticeship standard with a pass or a distinction, you will be eligible to apply for membership with the Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech).
You must have GCSE grades A*-C/4-9 in English and maths.
Greater Manchester SkillCentre
Unit B Ashburton Point
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