Haven’t yet gained the relevant experience or qualifications to become Gas Safe Registered yet? Our Managed Learning Programme will help you get there!
Upon completion of the training, candidates will be at the correct level to undertake Gas ACS training and assessment, before becoming a Gas Safe Registered engineer.
Our Domestic Gas Foundation Managed Learning Programme (MLP) training course is designed for candidates wanting to enter the gas industry.
Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory.
Minimum Off-Site Duration
The minimum guided learning hours for the core competencies shall be 266 hours.
For the purpose of minimum guided learning hours, for consecutive learning days:
– each day shall be no longer than 7.5 hours
– each week shall be no longer than 37.5 hours
Minimum on-site tasks and duration
The portfolio of on-site experience shall provide evidence representative of a minimum of 18 weeks (based on 37.5 hours per week ((675 hrs)) industry experience and be relevant to the elements in the training/technical specification.
Your Gas Foundation Certificate will allow you to undertake relevant ACS Gas assessments.
There is a 12-month expiry date on the Gas Foundation Certificate (there is also an expiry for the ACS gas assessments which is five years).
The minimum guided learning hours assigned to each subject are detailed below:
(at least one appliance to be selected).
MINIMUM GUIDED LEARNING HOURS
Central Heating Boilers, Systems & Controls – 35
Water Heaters (Mandatory for candidates undertaking Central Heating Boilers) – 7
Fires and Wall Heaters – 7, Cookers – 7, Ducted Air Heaters – 7
On completion of the training, portfolio and successful recommendation, candidates are issued with a BPEC Gas Foundation certificate.
Upon receipt of the Gas Foundation certificate, candidates can then apply to undertake the relevant ACS assessments,
The Gas Foundation Candidate Portfolio: This allows candidates to record all the training they undertake as evidence of the necessary knowledge and experience to undertake the ACS assessments.