Domestic Gas Foundation (Managed Learning Programme)

Assessment Information

Our Domestic Gas Foundation Managed Learning Programme (MLP) training course is designed for candidates wanting to enter the gas industry.

Trainees who lack gas training and experience will need to hold a recognised qualification in the mechanical services engineering sector (e.g. plumbing), or they will have gained a minimum of 2 GCSEs (Grade C) or equivalent , preferably English, Mathematics or relevant/appropriate experience or an entry assessment.
Further Information

Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory.

The course requires 280 hours in a centre environment plus ‘on the job’ training with candidates providing work-based evidence under the supervision of a Gas Safe registered installer.

Your Gas Foundation Certificate will allow you to undertake relevant ACS gas assessments.

Expiry Information

There is a 12 month expiry date on the Gas Foundation Certificate (there is also an expiry for the ACS gas assessments which is five years).

Useful Information

On completion of the training, portfolio and successful recommendation, candidates are issued with a BPEC Gas Foundation certificate.
Upon receipt of the Gas Foundation certificate candidates can then apply to undertake the relevant ACS assessments.

Training Materials

The Gas Foundation Candidate Portfolio: This allows candidates to record all the training they undertake as evidence of the necessary knowledge and experience to undertake the ACS assessments.

See Training Manuals

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