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Gas network craftsperson

Building, maintaining and repairing parts for the country's gas network, to provide a reliable supply of gas to domestic, commercial and industrial users.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Candidates will usually have at least 3 GCSEs at grades A to C (or equivalent), including maths, English and a science.

What apprentices will learn
  • carrying out risk assessments
  • health and safety requirements
  • following engineering instructions and procedures
  • installing, testing, purging and commissioning gas equipment
  • using specialist tools and equipment
  • other skills related to one of the following specialisms: emergency response, network maintenance (electrical and instrumentation), network maintenance (pressure management)
Qualifications

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

Successful apprentices will be eligible for registration as an engineering technician (Eng Tech) with the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM).

End Point Assessment
View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Energy & Utilities Independent Assessment Service 07921 230 272
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.