This is a nationally recognised qualification and is designed for learners already holding a relevant level 2 Plumbing and Heating qualification, who wish to specialise in the installation, service and maintenance of a wide range of plumbing and heating systems in domestic environments.
Plumbing and Heating Units
This qualification is aimed at those who have already completed a suitable Level 2 Plumbing qualification.
Assessments consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations. On completion, BPEC Certification Ltd will upload the relevant results to Gas Safe Register
For the purpose of Gas Safe registration the specific units relating to gas safety are normally valid for 5 years.
On expiry, candidates are eligible to take re-assessment. The re-assessment can be taken up to 6 months prior to the expiry date of the initial qualification without losing out (MOT Style). Previous certificates must be presented to the assessment centre as evidence of holding the initial qualification.
Training materials are available from a number of sources.
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Career opportunities available through completing this qualification within the domestic plumbing and heating sectors could include plumbing and heating engineer and specialised craftsperson.
Recognition within the Building Services Industry and the Gas Safe Register.
Assessment centres wishing to deliver the Level 3 Gas Plumbing qualifications should contact AOadmin@bpec.org.uk