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Higher Level Apprenticeship in Gas

South Eastern Regional College

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  • Qualification

    Higher Apprenticeship at Level 4

  • Location

    South Eastern Regional College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This course is aimed at learners who are responsible for and manage services that affect and can be affected by matters of gas safety.

Course Structure

South Eastern Regional College (SERC) have developed a bespoke Higher Level Apprenticeship programme in Gas Safety Management in Social Housing with industry support from the Northern Ireland Master Plumbers Association and SNIPEF (Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers Federation).

This two year Higher level Apprenticeship (Level 4) is a work-based programme which enables you to earn while you learn and gain a nationally recognised professional qualification. You will need to be employed for example in a Plumbing, Heating, Gas or Mechanical services company or an organisation managing planned maintenance. SERC will have a close relationship with your employer in mentoring you throughout your employment period.

All staff teaching on the programme hold vocationally relevant qualification, as well as significant industry experience.

How will it make me more employable?

The course will provide you with higher level knowledge of gas systems and gas safety which can lead straight into employment.

Students will learn how the intricate nature of gas appliances, flues and their ventilation must legally be properly maintained through gas contracts. You will learn how to manage gas safety in social housing, understand legislative requirement affecting the management of gas in social housing environments and the installation of gas appliances, meters and pipework.

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A level :

UCAS: A minimum of 32 UCAS points including: Two A Levels at A2 OR Level 3 National Diploma in a related subject (e.g NVQ in Gas, Plumbing and Heating, Refrigeration etc.);


University information

South Eastern Regional College

  • Campus address

    South Eastern Regional College, Lisburn Campus, 39 Castle Street, Lisburn, Antrim, BT27 4SU, Northern Ireland

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