Tradesmen who have undertaken gas training have excellent earnings potential. Qualified gas tradesmen are in short demand, and as gas is so widely used in homes and commercial buildings throughout the country, those who are properly trained can really benefit from this demand.
Poorly-finished gas work can be dangerous and costly – gas leaks can cause explosions and can cause serious injury or even death, as well as serious property damage. Therefore it is necessary for those working on gas installations to have the proper qualifications.
Tradesmen wishing to undertake gas training should study gas training courses. They should study ACS Gas courses, which include core gas safety, gas central heating boilers, gas fires, gas cookers and hobs, gas water heaters and gas flue analysis. Once they have gained ACS accreditation, they can apply to be registered on the Gas Safe register.
Only engineers on the Gas Safe register are legally permitted to work on gas appliances, including boilers. Therefore householders who need a tradesman to carry out gas work are unlikely to choose one who is not on the Gas Safe register. Also, tradesmen who are not registered with Gas Safe are unable to issue the paperwork required to confirm that the work has been properly carried out in accordance with safety regulations.
Most of the time Gas Safe engineers also carry out standard plumbing work, so many tradesmen who are entering the trade also study plumbing qualifications so that they have increased earnings potential.
Able Skills Domestic Gas Centres are fully equipped for both training and assessment purposes and are suited to those of you who are new to the industry and who are considering a career in Gas but equally, our Gas Centres are also beneficial to existing and experienced engineers who require reassessment or re training.
We offer a wide range of training and assessment to the latest government guidelines in our purpose built workshops and training centres where our qualified team of gas trainers and assessors will provide guidance, support and assistance in a realistic environment to build confidence and competence to work safely in the gas industry.
Able Skills Commercial Gas Centre has been put together to meet the needs of anyone looking to be trained or assessed in aspects of Commercial Gas.