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Gas Engineer: Level 3 Apprenticeship

Course information

Course Summary

The Level 3 Diploma in Gas Engineering is for individuals who are currently working or want to work within the Gas Sector as a gas engineer.  

Course Code:N8812
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:Level 3
Course Length

24 months.

Course Detail

It allows learners to develop the knowledge and practice the skills required for employment in the gas engineering industry. It has been designed to support the on-programme element of the Gas Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard February 2016 and directly replaces the Level 3 Gas Utilisation (6014).

On completion of the course, you will be registered on the Gas Safe scheme for the following units: CCN 1, CPA 1, MET 1, CENWAT, Unvented hot water (G3).

Job Roles
Apprentice Gas Engineering Operative (or equivalent within industry). Installing and maintaining gas appliances in a domestic or non-domestic setting, advising customers on how appliances work and how to use energy more efficiently. Other roles include:

  • Gas Emergency First Call Operative
  • Gas Installation Engineer
  • Heating Engineer
  • Gas Maintenance Engineer
  • Gas Service Technician

Course Fees

A 5% employer contribution fee may be applicable depending on the age of the apprentice and the size of your organisation.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices must have previously completed recognised English and Mathematics Level 2 qualifications (GCSE Grade 4 or above). Must be employed with a suitable employer and have all relevant contractual documentation in place prior to college enrolment. The employer must be Gas Safe registered.

Your Next Steps

Fully qualified Level 3 Gas Engineer. Qualify for full CSCS card and Gas Safe Registration and ability to work on domestic sites in England. Possible progression on to managerial/ supervisory roles and other higher level apprenticeships such as a Building Services Technician.

Other Information

Please note that Learning Support staff are not routinely allocated to part time courses.


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Last updated - 28/05/21