How To Become a Gas Engineer
How To Become A Gas Engineer
Becoming a qualified gas engineer via a modern adult apprenticeship is not as difficult as you may think with training, on-site work experience, ACS qualifications all combining to provide you with a solid platform from which to launch a new career as a qualified Gas Safe Registered Engineer.
A career as a qualified gas engineer is extremely rewarding. It is common knowledge that there is a shortage of Registered Gas Installers in the UK. As a result, this shortage drives demand and earning potential for those people that hold ACS Qualifications.
Traditionally the route into this exciting industry was to follow an apprenticeship scheme as soon as you left school. However at 16 years of age most of us still had dreams of playing for our local football team as opposed to taking a trade. With limited places available in colleges and the much published difficulty in getting apprenticeships, many people believe that the opportunity has passed them by. This is no longer the case. At Options Skills we have developed a unique Adult Apprenticeship to help you become a gas engineer.
Our Unique Adult Apprenticeship has been designed to help people fulfil their dream of becoming a gas engineer. The programme combines:
- Practical Training, theory and gas legislation all at our national gas training centre
- On-site experience under the supervision of a registered gas installer – this is a mandatory and legal requirement. It serves to build your skills and confidence. Options Skills will guarantee your placement ensuring that you progress with quickly with your training. This is not something that you will find anywhere else!
- Final examinations for your ACS Gas Qualifications – this will allow you to apply for Gas Safe membership in your own right
Whatever your background and level of experience, if you want to become a gas engineer Options Skills will have a course for you.
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What jobs will you do once you have learnt how to become a gas engineer?
Once you have learnt how to become a gas engineer you will be able to register yourself with the gas safe register. Once you are registered you will be able to carry out tasks such as boiler servicing and repair, installing gas appliances and carry out other types of general plumbing work.
Many gas engineers are self employed whilst others will seek employment for large companies that tend to specialise in one or two disciplines such as servicing, central heating installation or appliance installations.
Call Options Skills on 0808 115 6538, or fill out a form on the right to find out more on how to become a gas engineer.