Gas Installation and Maintenance (Domestic) Advanced Apprenticeship Training at Leeds College of Building
What's it all about?
Gas engineers specialise in the installation and repair of gas appliances including, central heating boilers and systems, cookers, fires and water heaters. The work is safety critical and you will need to learn how to implement statutory requirements such as the gas safety regulations.
What skills and qualities do I need?
- Good communication skills
- A careful, methodical and accurate approach to your work
- The ability to take initiative
How much could I earn?
Apprenticeship salaries are around £15,000 a year. Qualified technicians can earn between £25,000 and £30,000 a year.
What would I learn at College?
- How to install, maintain and service gas appliances such as boilers and fires
- How gas burns safely and how to identify unsafe situations
- How to install pipework for central heating hot and cold water systems
- How to implement gas safety regulations and requirements
- How to install and test flues for new and existing gas appliances
- How to check and calculate air vent requirements
No matter what level you are currently working at, you will be expected to further your skills in English and maths.
All applicants will be required to pass an assessment.
Applicants must be working with a qualified Gas Safe engineer.
It is desirabe that you have 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English, maths and science.
Your employer will pay the costs associated with an Apprenticeship.
You could progress into higher education at the College.
You should be aged 16 or over and ideally already be employed or have secured a work placement, however we may be able to help you with this.
You can also visit the National Apprenticeship Service website where you can register your details and search for vacancies.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.