Vocational qualification

In Croydon

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Croydon

  • Duration

    1 Day

The course content is around the maintenance of boilers.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Croydon (London)
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College Road, CR9 1DX

Start date

On request

About this course

CATEGORY 1 a) Category 1 applicants are experienced gas fitting operatives from within or outside of the United Kingdom. b) They are: i. Seeking to renew expiring or expired certificates of gas safety competence i.e. HSE AcoP, ACS or Gas Services N/SVQs or City & Guilds in Gas. ii. Seeking assessment and certification to extend their range of gas work. iii. Foreign nationals seeking...

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Course programme


MODE OF STUDY Short Course
FE LEVEL Category 1 Applicants
DURATION 1 day
START DATE(S) Various dates throughout the year
TOTAL FEE Please call for information on fees
AWARDING/VALIDATION BODY NIC
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
CATEGORY 1

a) Category 1 applicants are experienced gas fitting operatives from within or outside of the United Kingdom.

b) They are:

i. Seeking to renew expiring or expired certificates of gas safety competence i.e. HSE AcoP, ACS or Gas Services N/SVQs or City & Guilds in Gas.

ii. Seeking assessment and certification to extend their range of gas work.

iii. Foreign nationals seeking to obtain certificates of gas safety competence enabling them to meet UK gas work require-ments. Operatives in this category must present evidence of their gas fitting qualifications and experience to the Assess-ment Centre. (Attached translation of this information will be necessary when not presented in English)

CATEGORY 2

Applicants must provide evidence that they hold qualifications relevant to the area of gas work they are seeking to obtain certification in. These qualifications must have enabled competence to be demonstrated in the generic work activities associated with fossil fuelled appliances/ equipment and/or pipework installation, include-
ing, any of the following work actitivities, flueing or ventilation or the installation, maintenance or commissioning of such appliances. Applicants must present evidence to the Assessment Centre prior to the commencement of assess- ment.

Examples of appropriate qualifications include:

i. Plumbing craft qualification of N/SVQ (oil and/or solid fuel options) suitable initially for domestic or commercial central, water heating or pipework installation.

ii. Pipefitter/welder craft qualification on N/SVQ suitable initially for commercial pipework, pipework commissioning and meter installation.

iii. Heating and Ventilation craft qualificationor N/SVQ suitable initially for commercial pipework and appliance installation.

iv. Refrigeration Engineer/fitter craft qualification or N/SVQ suitable initially for commercial
Appliance and pipework installation.

Additionally applicants in this category must provide written evidence to the Assessment Centre confirming that they have undertaken on the job gas installation and/or maintenance training and have experience of gas work that has been carried out under the direct supervision of a competent operative(s) employed by a Gas Safe registered business that would support their application for the range of assessment to be undertaken.

This evidence must be in writing from the employer detailing precisely the areas of gas work previously carried out.

Applicants that do not satisfy the criteria of Categories 1 or 2 will be classified as a new entrant to the industry. See Category 3 Applicants.

CATEGORY 3

Category 3 applicants are new entrants to the gas industry, as such, they are without a relevant related qualification and/or experience, entering employment for the first time or changing career direction.

An applicant in this category will not be able to provide acceptable evidence of relevant qualifications and gas work experience. Therefore the application is not acceptable.


PROGRAMME CONTENT/STRUCTURE
The course content is around the maintenance of boilers.
PROGRESSION/CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES
For more information on this course please call Business Solutions on the Freephone number: 0800 652 0784.

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