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Approved Prior Learning & Core Gas Safety (APL) at Alpha Building Services Engineering

Course description

The Approved Prior Learning Certificate (APL) designed specifically by Logic Certification. This new training scheme approved by the HSE and Gas Safe for the individuals having the associated industry experiences or participating in gas work, but do not hold any formal qualifications. By achieving the APL Certificate, candidates will be able to attain their ACS qualifications that lead to Gas Safe registration in a short period.

Course content

Alpha Building Services & Engineering Training (Alpha BSE) is a Logic Certification Approved ACS assessment centre. We provide dedicated study environment and assessment centre with the best facilities and equipment.
The course comprises both theory and practical elements delivered by our experts. The course has been designed to enable the candidates to have a deeper understanding of the following:
  • Gas Safety (Installation and Use)
  • Regulations (GSIUR)
  • Competent practical skills
  • Regulations and Standards
  • Unsafe Situations
  • Pipe Work
  • Open Flues
  • Balanced Flues
  • Ventilation
  • Controls
  • Burner Pressure - Gas Rate and Combustion
Theory - An in-depth theory training course covering GSIUR legislation, standards and other aspects of gas safety theory to include various relevant gas calculations - flues and ventilation tests etc.
Practical - Carrying out various practical tasks which will give the candidate a robust understanding of the typical appliance types and scenarios involving appliances to allow the candidate sufficient knowledge and skills to work safely.
‘On-site’ portfolio - To carry out under the guidance of qualified Gas Safe registered engineers, intense solid work experience and training, whilst accompanying a service engineer or installer who will be acting as a work mentor will allow the candidate to carry out range of works on a variety of appliances allowing for differing manufacturers and models. By accompanying the candidate, the engineer will note if the candidate has learnt the tasks taught during the centre based training sufficiently.

Entry requirements

Applicant must have relevant plumbing/heating experience or a level 2 qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alpha Building Services Engineering directly.

Last updated date: 08 August 2017
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