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Flexible Part-Time
ACS Gas Course

You can now access a high-quality part-time gas training programme without the hefty upfront financial commitment or time constraints. We’ve designed a flexible approach that allows you to tailor your training to your requirements.

Introducing our part-time gas training program, featuring dynamic online webinars and convenient weekend sessions. This approach accommodates individuals juggling full-time jobs or other responsibilities throughout the workweek. Say goodbye to the barriers of cost and time, and embark on your journey towards excellence in the field of gas training with us.

LCL Assessed Course

LCL is a recognised Awarding Organisation, accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). City and Guilds vs LCL


- CCN1 - Core Gas Safety (Inc CPA1 - Flue Gas Analyser)
- CENWAT - Central Heating Boilers & Water Heaters
- CKR1 - Gas Cookers
- HTR1 - Gas Fires

Entry Requirements

No Experience Required.

Delivery Methods

28 Days In-Centre Practical Training Days
14 Days Theory In-Centre or Virtual Classroom, e-Learning
Variable On-Site Experience & Portfolio Building
7-10 Days ACS Initial Assessment

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Part Time - ACS Gas Managed Learning Programme

(Stage 1) Part-Time Flexible Gas Training to suit your requirements

Our part-time gas program is designed to grant you the flexibility needed to seamlessly integrate your training into your existing commitments.

You’ll engage in 28 days of hands-on, in-centre practical training, conveniently spread over a flexible part-time schedule, complemented by 14 days of essential theory. This theoretical component can be completed at your convenience, either online or in-centre, to help with your busy schedule.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the journey, imparting practical expertise within our state-of-the-art workshops and essential theoretical knowledge within our physical or virtual classrooms. This approach offers you the utmost flexibility as you embark on your exciting new career as a heating engineer.

Part Time Gas MLP - On Site Mentor Experience

(Stage 2) On-site Experience & Portfolio Building

Under the supervision of a Gas Safe registered engineer, you’ll embark on invaluable on-site work experience, steadily building a comprehensive portfolio that reflects your growing expertise.

Stage two of your training is essential, not only for your personal development but as a legal prerequisite. During this phase, you will revisit our centre for a thorough progress assessment.

This assessment encompasses a portfolio review, a summative evaluation, and a series of assessments, including three written assessments, one practical assessment, and a meticulous portfolio assessment.

*We will work to secure a placement for you with a qualified gas engineer in your local area for the second stage of your training if required.

Flexible domestic gas trainees standing around a practical workbench
Part Time Gas MLP - Exam and ACS Qualification

(Stage 3) ACS Assessment & Gas Safe Registration

Upon completion of your portfolio, you will return to the training centre for your final ACS exams.

This consists of your ACS Initial Assessment which will test you on gas safety and the full domestic suite of appliances.

ACS qualifications are essential for any gas engineer as they enable you to apply to the gas safe register.

Flexible domestic gas trainees completing theory training in the training centre
Part Time Gas MLP - Course Availability

Part-Time Induction Gas MLP Dates
Kickstart Your Gas Career

Exam Body

Start Date

Delivery Method


Spaces Available


06 Jan 2024

Blended Learning In-centre Practical, Online or In-centre Theory and Onsite Requirements

London Wembley, South East


20 Jan 2024

Blended Learning In-centre Practical, Online or In-centre Theory and Onsite Requirements

Birmingham, West Midlands


03 Feb 2024

Blended Learning In-centre Practical, Online or In-centre Theory and Onsite Requirements

Manchester, North West


12 Feb 2024

Blended Learning In-centre Practical, Online or In-centre Theory and Onsite Requirements

London Purley, South East


Part Time Gas MLP - Designed To Fit Around Life

Finance Options Available

Concerned about course costs? We understand. That’s why we offer various flexible payment plans, and options designed to help you complete your part-time gas training courses.

And if you need further help, you could be eligible to receive support from one of our partnered finance providers.

Interactive Online Webinars

The learning doesn’t end when the workshop does. Say goodbye to the constraints of mandatory centre attendance and welcome the freedom of learning from home. With our interactive online webinars, essential theory lessons are delivered by our experienced gas tutors directly to you at home.

We also grant you lifetime online access to past webinars, learning materials, and training exercises. So, you can prepare for assessments at your convenience, any time, day or night, 365 days a year.

Hands-on Practical Workshops

Balance online theory with real-world applications for a well-rounded, comprehensive learning experience tailored to your success.

We believe in the power of practical learning. Engage in in-centre sessions throughout your course, allowing you to apply your knowledge in real-time scenarios. These practical sessions provide invaluable skills, ensuring you’re job-ready upon completion.

Flexible Scheduling

Worried about work conflicts? Rest assured, we’ve got you covered. We host multiple training sessions throughout the year, enabling you to choose the one that aligns perfectly with your schedule, all without dipping into your cherished holiday days.

Our training programme adapts to your schedule, enabling you to balance learning with life. Now, achieving your new career is not bound by time constraints.

Domestic gas trainees researching finance options in the training centre
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Part time gas training students working on gas boilers in the workshop
Part time gas training students working with copper piping in the workshop
Spread the cost of your flexi gas course

Pay as You Train with a range of Flexible Payment Options

We understand the financial challenges of pursuing longer courses. That’s why we offer our exclusive ‘Flexible Payment Options’ for our full-time and flexi gas training programs, allowing you to structure a payment solution that meets your financial situation.

This convenient payment method is exclusively available for our longer courses. Our process involves working with you to establish a customized payment plan. 

Course Overview and Layout

Flexible Part Time Gas Training Route FAQs

Here, you can find several frequently asked questions about our Part-time Flexible Domestic Gas Training Route.

If you have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch for a free consultation with one of our specialist course advisors.

How Is The Course Structured?

The Flexible Part Time Gas Training Route is designed to make training as accessible as possible. Utilising online webinars, and centre-led theory & practical training sessions, we’ve created a course structure that can accommodate anyone. For details, see the table below or get in touch.

Stage 1Remote LearningCentre-led Theory/Practical
1 – WeekdayN/A5 Days
2 – WeekendN/A2 Days
3 – Weekend2 DaysN/A
4 – Weekend2 DaysN/A
5 – WeekendN/A2 days
6 – Weekend2 daysN/A
7 – WeekendN/A2 Days
8 – Weekend2 daysN/A
9 – Weekend2 DaysN/A
10 – WeekendN/A2 days
11 – Weekend2 daysN/A
12 – WeekendN/A2 Days
13 – WeekendN/A2 Days
14 – WeekdayN/A5 Days
15 – Weekend2 DaysN/A
16 – WeekendN/A2 Days
Total14 days24 days
Stage 2On-site Portfolio Building with Mentor (Variable Duration)
Stage 3MLP Summative Assessment (Centre-led)
Practical & Written Assessment. Portfolio Check
Summative Part 1 2 days
Summative Part 2 2 days
ACS Initial Assessment 10 days

Who Is The Course For?

The Flexible Domestic Gas Training Route caters to newcomers entering the industry without prior experience.


Moreover, this bespoke training program is designed to accommodate each individual’s unique circumstances. Whether you face constraints due to existing work or family responsibilities or find it challenging to cover the entire training cost upfront, worry not – we’ve tailored solutions just for you.


We also have a full-time training option available for those who would like to get qualified as soon as possible.

What Finance Options Are Available?

Flexible payment options, empower individuals to manage their training expenses without a burdensome initial investment. Now, you can distribute the total course cost over two years. This approach allows you to purchase individual course units progressively, tailoring your learning journey according to your pace and budget.


Moreover, we understand that some individuals might require additional financial assistance. For those eligible, we offer a variety of finance options. These options are designed to provide the necessary support, ensuring that financial constraints do not hinder your educational pursuits.


To discuss your financial requirements, get in touch for a free consultation.

What Qualifications Will I Earn?

As part of our flexible training route, you’ll attain identical qualifications offered in our full-time domestic gas MLP. Upon successfully completing all training sessions and exams, you’ll qualify to join the Gas Safe Register.


The following are the LCL-assessed qualifications you will receive upon course completion:

  • CCN1 – Core Gas Safety (Including CPA1 – Flue Gas Analyser).
  • CENWAT – Central Heating Boilers and Water Heaters
  • CKR1 – Gas Cookers
  • HTR1 – Gas Fires


With these qualifications, you’ll be well-equipped to excel in the gas industry and embark on a rewarding career path.

How Will I Find A Mentor?

If you’re struggling to secure a mentor for the second stage of your course, don’t worry! Options Skills provides excellent support. Our in-house recruitment team is dedicated to assisting you. They will work diligently to connect you with a local gas mentor. This mentor will not only guide you but also provide you with invaluable hands-on experience, enabling you to complete your portfolio successfully. With our assistance, you can confidently progress in your learning journey.

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