• August
  • Full-Time
  • Gas and Renewables
  • Professional accredited qualification

BPEC L5 PLUMBING GAS INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE

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Intro to the course:

Core units include: 

  • Gas safety legislation 
  • Gas emergency actions and procedures
  • Characteristics of combustion 
  • Ventilation Installation of pipework and fittings 
  • Tightness testing and purging of domestic sized 
  • NG installations 
  • Checking and/or setting meter regulators Identification of unsafe situations and use of emergency notices of warning labels 
  • The operation of and positioning of emergency isolation controls and valves 
  • Checking and setting of appliance burner burner pressures and gas rates 
  • The operation and checking of appliance gas safety devices and controls 
  • Flueing standards 
  • Flue testing Installation of open, balanced and fan assisted flue assemblies 
  • Re-establish existing gas supply and relight appliances 
  • Additional appliances can include boilers, fires, cookers and water heaters 

During the course candidates will be required to carry out on the job training to build up a portfolio of evidence with a Gas Safe registered company.

Qualification
SCQF Level 5

Study mode
Full-Time

Start date
29/08/2022

Who is the course for?

This course is for candidates wishing to persue a career in the Gas industry.

What will I study?

  • Gas safety legislation 
  • Gas emergency actions and procedures 
  • Characteristics of combustion 
  • Ventilation Installation of pipework and fittings 
  • Tightness testing and purging of domestic sized 
  • NG installations 
  • Checking and/or setting meter regulators 
  • Identification of unsafe situations and use of emergency notices of warning labels 
  • The operation of and positioning of emergency isolation controls and valves 
  • Checking and setting of appliance burner burner pressures and gas rates 
  • The operation and checking of appliance gas safety devices and controls 
  • Flueing standards 
  • Flue testing Installation of open, balanced and fan assisted flue assemblies 
  • Re-establish existing gas supply and relight appliances 
  • Additional appliances can include boilers, fires, cookers and water heaters

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of this award will be ongoing through a combination of practical work and knowledge assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

There are many opportunities in the Building Service Sector for those who are enthusiastic and appropriately trained. The ability to problem solve, work as a team and install, maintain and service plumbing and heating systems effectively will enhance your employment opportunities within the industry.

Where can this course lead?

Plumbing Modern Apprenticeship with a registered employer.

What are the entry requirements?

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing would be an advantage 
  • Mechanical engineering background 
  • A driving licence would be an advantage 
  • Successful completion of entrance exam 
  • This course is subject to PVG vetting 
  • Successful performance at interview

What are the interview arrangements?

There will be an aptitude test and interviews with staff

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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