Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

Candidates that are working in the plumbing /gas industries, but do not hold the required qualifications to become Gas Safe registered.

Entry requirements:

Proven experience in the gas industry and/or Plumbing/Heating NVQ Level 2 or 3. You must be able to produce a portfolio of evidence of a range of gas work, countersigned by a current Gas Safe Registered operative.

Delivery:

40 days in the classroom/workshop in conjunction with onsite experience (candidates to arrange for themselves).

Assessment:

Completion of a portfolio of evidence of gas work carried out in the workplace. BPEC set assessments to be carried out in College.

Progression:

ACS assessment (practical and theory). This will allow candidates to apply for Gas Safe registration, CCN1 (pipework) + 1 appliance. After six months on the Gas Safe register, progression to further gas appliance training and assessment, if additional elements are required.