About the course
This is a recognised qualification for those who are willing to take on a career in gas but don’t hold the relevant qualification to be able to proceed into gas. This course is designed to train operatives to become domestic gas engineers and the course entails days theory and practical at the centre plus working on-site to gain practical experience.
Duration: Approximately 6 months to complete the training.
Cost: For prices, please call the centre on 01708 607 188
How is the course going to help you within the gas career?
This course can help you progress within the gas industry and with this course you can understand the requirements under the Gas Safety Regulations.
NOTE: As this is a Training course you will have to do the Assessment (ACS) to be able to legally carry out gas works.
About the course
If you are looking to make a career in gas engineering and you don’t have formal gas training or relevant qualifications in Gas then this is best suited course for you to begin with. The Gas industry is regulated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and enforced by Gas Safe Register and it is a must to know and understand the requirements laid in the regulations as what is required from you once you become a registered gas engineer.
Pathway to Gas Training is a course which prepares you for the ACS Assessment but it’s not a prerequisite to ACS Assessment, but we highly recommend you to take this training course as you would get an insight knowledge about the gas industry.
As part of this course you will have to do a portfolio whereby you have to show your competence of what you have learnt from the training and applying it under the supervision of a registered gas safe engineer.
The structure of the Pathway to Gas Training covers the following topics of which covers all the aspects and requirements of what you need to know as a gas engineer under the Gas Regulations.
The following topics are delivered in the classroom and you put it into practice in our Gas Workshop which is designed to give you a real on site scenario.
– Gas Legislation
– Gas Combustion
– Gas Controls
– Gas Pipework and Installation Practices
– Domestic Gas Pipework Sizing
– Domestic Gas Tightness Testing
– Flue and Chimneys Requirements
– Ventilation Requirements
– Gas Unsafe Situations
– Domestic Gas Central Heating Boilers and Water Heaters
– Domestic Gas Cookers
– Combustion Flue Analysis
The portfolio is an essential part of this course, you will not be able to get the certificate if you don’t complete the portfolio which will be provided to you when you begin your course. The purpose of this portfolio is to verify that you have fully understood the requirements laid in the Gas Regulations by going and working under supervision of a registered gas engineer. While working with a gas engineer it will broaden your knowledge and also improved your confidence in being able to work on Gas.
If you are having trouble in finding someone to work with to help you complete your portfolio, then don’t worry we are here to help you get an engineer that will be willing to give you the knowledge plus also help you complete your portfolio in order for you to obtain the full qualifications
Training Material and Equipment
TAF Training Centre recommends to buy some books as part of your course as these book are very well written and are easy to understand, these books can be bought from our training centre. Some training material is provided but is not enough so we highly recommend you get these books.
The equipment will be provided for you when you enter our Practical Workshop where you will need to use the tools and work on the gas appliances that we have set up for training purposes.
The entry requirements to enrol for Pathway to Gas courses which are laid out by Blueflame Certification are:
– Basic Pipework skills in cutting, bending and joining copper pipework. This is essential as this is part of your ACS assessment.
– Carrying out gas works under supervision of a registered gas safe engineer. This is a must as you have to complete a portfolio to get the Pathway to Gas qualifications.
TAF Training Centre are flexible learning specialists, here to cater for you.
Our courses are available in a block or on a flexible basis.
Flexible classes to suit your needs.
On flexible days, Monday to Saturday.
And flexible hours to accommodate you.
So courses can be tailor made to meet your individual needs.
With our relaxed yet professional friendly teaching to suit your commitments.
And still providing quality teaching, friendly support and practical experience.