IDEALLY LOCATED BETWEEN SOUTHAMPTON,
PORTSMOUTH AND WINCHESTER

DELIVERED BY EASTLEIGH COLLEGE

 

 

 

HOW TO BECOME
A GAS ENGINEER

 

There are three categories of entry which you can
take to become a registered gas engineer.


At Eastleigh College we have the solution to meet your needs, should it
be an apprenticeship or a renewal of your existing gas safe registration.


The three categories to registration are as follows:

 

Gas Engineer Sample

 

CATEGORY 1

Experienced Applicants

 

Applicants who are experienced gas-fitting operatives who hold ACS, ACoPs, S/NVQ or City & Guilds Gas Qualifications and are also looking to undertake:

  • Initial ACS assessment
  • Re-assessment of initial ACS qualifications
  • Extended certifications to expand work range, including appliances

 

take a look at our courses

 

 

GENERAL

 

If you would like to know more about the Scheme Rules for the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme for Individual Gas Fitting Operatives, please click here.

 

CATEGORY 2

Employed Applicants

 

Applicants who are in employment with a gas registered business that is willing to provide an extended period of company “in house” gas training and organisational support prior to taking the ACS assessment.


Applicants must provide evidence that they hold qualifications demonstrating competence in work activities associated with fossil fuelled appliances/equipment and/or pipe work installation. Examples of appropriate qualifications include:

  • Plumbing craft qualification or S/NVQ
  • Pipe fitter/welder craft qualification or S/NVQ
  • Heating and Ventilating craft qualification or S/NVQ
  • Refrigeration Engineer craft qualification or S/NVQ

 

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CATEGORY 3

Looking for a new career

 

Category 3 applicants are new to the gas industry and have no relevant qualifications or experience.

 

Applicants in this category are unable to undertake any training or assessment, without reaching a Category 1 or Category 2 level. In order to achieve this Eastleigh College offer a wide range of Apprenticeships.

 

 

more on our apprenticeships