MLP (Managed Learning Programme) RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) Bridging Units

Assessment Information

The Bridging Unit training contains the relevant information from the Domestic Natural Gas Training Specification for each unit. Each assessment involves a number of theory questions to answer for each unit covered, with a practical assessment for all units.


Holding a recognised gas qualification as listed and indicated as Category 1or Holding Category A or B core ACS certificate.

Further Information

The training has been developed to cover the areas that are required where an engineer extends scope or range with less than 12 months since completion of their qualification or core ACS, where they will be required to undertake an MLP-Bridge via a recognised training provider in accordance with the requirements of the relevant IGEM/IG/1.

As an approved recogniser of training BPEC have used derivatives of their approved managed learning programme to meet the above requirements.

An RPL Bridge is designed to build on an existing MLP or qualification.

Expiry Information

There is no expiry date for this training.

Useful Information

The  worklog book which will need to be completed to record onsite experience and, where required, Realistic Work Environment evidence. The required amount of on-site evidence is taken from the current Domestic Natural Gas Training Specification.

Training Materials

The training units cover:

  • CMA to CCN1 (RPL Bridge)
  • Fires (MLP Bridge)
  • Cookers (MLP Bridge)
  • Boilers/Heaters (MLP Bridge)

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