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If you are thinking of a career as Registered Gas Installer but have no previous experience in the plumbing or gas industry we can help you with our gas engineer training course.

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New Entrant gas engineer training central heating and gas foundation course

If you are thinking of a career as Registered Gas Installer but have no previous experience in the plumbing or gas industry we can help you with our gas engineer training course. Our Central Heating Design and Gas Foundation Programme has been designed to ensure that you obtain excellent Pipework skills, Central Heating Design and Installation Experience and essential ACS Gas Qualifications that will ultimately allow you to apply for your own Gas Safe Registration. Training is methodical and follows a simple three-step learning plan that will help you gain ACS Gas Qualifications that are necessary before you can apply to join the Gas Safe Register.


A comprehensive Gas Training Course that follows a 3-step route to qualification. To start, you will receive centre led instruction at one of our fully equipped gas training centres. Essential theory is combined with practical training sessions that build your confidence and knowledge. Training is delivered in small groups and is delivered over 8 weeks days and can be taken on a full or part time basis.


You must now gain real on-site work experience. Options Skills will guarantee to place you with a local, registered Gas Safe engineer. This placement is a mandatory legal requirement and is essential to your development. It will underpin your knowledge prior to your final exams. Click to view student requirements to complete a successful gas portfolio


Upon completion of your portfolio you will be ready to return to the centre for your final exams, known as ACS Assessments. You will be assessed for Core Gas Safety (CCN1) as well as the domestic suite of gas appliances including CENWAT (Central Heating), CKR1 (Gas Cookers), HTR1 (Gas Fires) and CPA1 (Flue Gas Analyser). Following successful assessment you’ll be ready to apply for Gas Safe Registration.


You will now have the skills, confidence and experience to take on your day-to-day duties that might include:

  • installing appliances and systems
  • carrying out planned maintenance checks on systems and equipment
  • testing controls and safety devices to make sure they’re working properly
  • finding and repairing gas leaks using computerised fault-finding equipment
  • replacing or repairing faulty or old parts
  • ordering new parts
  • keeping records of work you’ve carried out
  • giving customers advice about gas safety and energy efficiency
  • You’ll also give customers quotes for jobs, sell additional company services and deal with complaints.
Training to become a gas engineer has never been more straightforward at an OPTIONS SKILLS gas assessment centres in Birminhgam or London. Our gas training facilities provide you with high quality training courses to get you through your Accredited Certificate Scheme (ACS) qualification in domestic or commercial gas. Our onsite teams provide a friendly and professional environment for candidates who wish to train, re-qualify, or are members of the armed forces looking to resettle – enabling you to get the skills and qualifications you need to do your job. To compliment the gas foundation training, we guarantee all our candidates a work placement with a fully qualified, working gas engineer in your area. OPTIONS SKILLS are the UK’s leading provider gas training with years of experience, and 100’s of successful trainees we believe with this kind of backing you can be assured to receive the highest quality training and support. Read on for a full breakdown of our Gas Engineer Training Courses or call us on 0800 802 1306

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