The Level 3 Diploma in Gas Engineering requires the completion of centre and work based knowledge and practical assessments designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills required to apply for Gas Safe registration.
This qualification consists of 12 units in total:
Mandatory Core Units
Mandatory Pathway Units
Each pathway is achieved by completing a selection of the units:
Pathway 1 (aligned to CCN 1, CENWAT, HTR 1, CKR1, LAU 1, LEI 1, MET 1, CoNGLP1 PD and Unvented Hot Water) consists of 10 mandatory units (units 1-10). Units 11 & 12 are optional.
Pathway 2 (aligned to CCN 1, CENWAT, MET1, CoNGLP1 PD and Unvented Hot Water) consists of 8 mandatory units (units 1-7 and unit 10). Units 11 & 12 are optional.
Pathway 3 (aligned to CCN 1, HTR 1, CKR1, LAU 1, LEI 1, MET1 and CoNGLP1 PD) consists of 8 mandatory units (units 1-6 and units 8-9). Unit 12 is optional.
Pathway 4 (aligned to CCN 1, CKR1, LAU 1, LEI 1, MET1, and CoNGLP1 PD) consists of 7 mandatory units (units 1-6 and unit 8). Unit 12 is optional.
The Level 3 Diploma in Gas Engineering has been designed to be used by apprentices who are completing the Gas Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard. Details of on-programme training and EPA elements can be seen within the Assessment Plan.
The qualification is also available to other learners wishing to pursue a gas engineering career within the Building Services Engineering sector.
Further information, including Total Qualification Time (TQT) details, can be found by following the above link
A range of tutor support resources to help centres and their staff in the delivery of this qualification are currently available. These include:
For UK funding information visit The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
Typical job roles for learners completing this qualification are:
Progression may be possible in the form of:
The qualification is supported by industry and regulated by OFQUAL.
The holder of this qualification is recognised as being competent to carry out gas work as defined in the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 and can apply for Gas Safe Registration in the gas work categories defined in the chosen pathway.
Centres wishing to deliver this qualification should contact firstname.lastname@example.org