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Our courses are designed to meet the requirements of Gas Safety Training and Gas Safety Assessment.  We serve gas engineers throughout Scotland including Livingston, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Paisley and Ayrshire. We have courses specifically designed for current Gas Safe Registered gas engineers, plumbers and heating engineers.  As well as a Scottish based training centre we can also serve clients throughout the UK. Have a look at the courses below for more information Or contact us at info@nationwidetrainingservices.co.uk Tel: 01506 418798

 

 

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Approved Prior Learning new entrants gas training programme

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Certification Logic Certification
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Background

The Logic Certification Approved Prior Learning Programme (APL) is a training programme designed to meet the requirements for Category 2 and 3 entrants to the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) for gas, as detailed in ACS Guidance Note 8 and 8A.

The APL programme consists of both centre training and 'on the job' work experience, gained whilst under the supervision of a registered gas installer, acting as the candidates mentor.

The APL programme is an entry route into the following industry sectors:

  • Domestic Natural Gas
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Non Domestic Heating
  • Commercial Catering

Learners will

be trained and assessed in the following areas

  • Legislation
  • Building regulations and standards
  • Health and safety
  • The use of associated equipment
  • Such as flue gas analysers
  • Design and installation
  • Pipework
  • Measurement of gas pressures and heat outputs
  • Flueing and the use of chimneys
  • Principles of combustion
  • Controls

Pre-requisites

The Approved Prior Learning (APL) Training course is designed for operatives with transferable skills who are familiar with working in related areas, such as plumbing, or currently working under the supervision and training of a Gas Safe Registered company or person.

Guided Learning Hours

Dependent on learners prior knowledge and on site experience

Assessment method

Training takes place in the centre and on-the-job, including the compilation of a portfolio, culminating in practical and written assessments.

Related information

ACS Guidance Note 8/8A

Accreditations

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