Gas training and Assessments
EAS are now ready to deliver Managed Learning Programes
What are Managed Learning Programmes?
A structured programme of guided learning designed to meet the requirements for new entrants the gas industry.
A recognised entry route to the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) and subsequent registration with Gas Safe Register.
The MLP programme consists of both centre based guided learning and 'on the job' gas work experience, gained whilst under the supervision of a registered gas installer, acting as the candidates mentor with candidates undertaking gas Installation and Service & Maintenance work. Students wishing to undertake the course will have to source their own Gas Safe Registered Mentor for the on site work experience)
Successful completion of our packages' includes ACS Qualifications which you will need to become Gas Safe Registered.
What is ACS and Re-Assessments?
The Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) is the industry recognised and accepted route for gas operatives to gain the certificate of competence. This will then be needed to become a member of the Gas Safe Register where you will register and obtain a photo identification card showing the areas you are able to work within. Registration with the Gas Safe Register is a legal requirement for anyone carrying out gas work in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey under the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998.
This scheme is overseen by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and our awarding body will be announced very soon.
What are the Category's?
Category 1 - is for experienced gas engineers who already hold a relevant qualifications. You maybe renewing an existing ACS certificate or a certificate that has expired in the past 12 months, or seeking other certificates for new area of work.
Category 2 - applicants can undertake ACS Assessment if they can demonstrate evidence of a recognised qualification in a trade associated with gas work, for example, plumbing, and that they have ‘on-the-job’ experience under direct supervision of a Gas Safe Registered operative. Failure to prove this means you will not be ableto go throguh this route.
Category 3 - This is for new entrants to the gas industry, and need further qualifications and/ or experience before they can undertake the ACS Assessment. ACS assessment would be part of a heating apprenticeship.
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