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THIS PROGRAMME PROVIDES AN ALTERNATIVE WAY INTO THE GAS INDUSTRY FOR SUITABLE APPLICANTS, RATHER THAN THE TRADITIONAL NVQ OR APPRENTICE ROUTE.

Course Description

The New Entrant Programme lasts several weeks and consists of two separate stages. The first is the Classroom based Training Stage, which is several days and consists of theory and practical training, which is assessed continually by means of training and summative assessments. This is followed by several weeks on the job training. (Length of course is dependant on Candidate ability and type of on the job training).

This satisfies the gas safe registration requirements for application to the ACS assessment scheme by providing an auditable quality learning programme. Candidates can complete the on the job training with an employer or with a suitable gas safe Registered operative.

Areas covered include:

  • Tightness Testing
  • Purging Gas Pipes
  • Appliance Servicing
  • Testing and adjusting Burner Pressures
  • Testing Gas Rates
  • Spillage & Flue Flow Testing
  • Gas related breakdowns
  • Visual Flue Inspections
  • Visual Safety Checks
  • ID/AR unsafe situations
  • Ventilation Requirements
  • Working & Standing pressures

Flexibility

Requirements

Candidates must have a suitable background for acceptance on to the course, such as a mechanical, plumbing or engineering experience, but previous experience of working on gas is not necessary. A short initial interview is required to assess candidate suitability.

Please contact the centre for further information and availability.

On successful completion of the course, the candidate can be entered for the Domestic ACS assessments.

ACS LPG Courses Gas Training Re Assessments and Flexigas Site Content Guide

This Site gives information on the Flexigas commercial gas training courses, and commercial gas assessments available. The site features other training including renewable energy courses, or training, LPG training and assessments, gas ACS assessments and re assessments, LPG courses and part P courses, together with unvented hot water, electrical and gas safe register courses. Training also covered in the site includes water regulations, unvented hot water courses, and domestic natural gas courses. We are developing a range of new courses including solar, part p courses, health and safety and drainage courses – We are Greater Manchester based and operate not only throughout the North West but UK wide.

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