Gas Utilisation (SCQF) (5991)

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2016
These Diplomas have been designed for the Gas installation industry. Completion of 5991-05 or 5991-06 will enable learners to apply for Gas Safe Registration and work in the UK, Scotland, Isle of Man and Guernsey. This flexible qualification offers two options:
  • Matters of Gas Safety aligned (5991-05 & 5991-06) - for those undertaking an apprenticeship or employed in the industry, offering installation and/or maintenance on a range of appliances.
  • 5991-05 & 5991-06 qualifications form part of an apprenticeship in Gas Utilisation.
Options are suitable for those just starting out in their careers or experienced domestic gas engineers. Simply choose the pathway that suits the job role or job you want to progress to.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the pathway that demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed and could include:
  • Gas installation, wet central heating and domestic warm air
  • Gas maintenance for cookers, tumble dryers, leisure, wet central heating and domestic warm air
  • Energy Efficiency advice
  • Safe working practices
  • Planning work activities
  • Maintaining a safe working environment
  • Gas Safety
You will learn on the job in the work environment, or in the classroom with realistic situations and appliances.

You will be assessed in a number of ways – including knowledge questions, Gas Safety RWE practical, a portfolio of evidence and observation.

Is this level right for me?
Level 6 - You are an apprentice, new to the industry, or experienced and looking to up skill and require Gas Safe Registration in order to work as a gas engineer in the UK, Isle of Man and Guernsey.

The Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation (6014) has many other pathways.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of domestic gas engineering roles including:
  • Gas Emergency First Call Operative
  • Gas Installation Engineer
  • Heating Engineer
  • Gas Maintenance Engineer
  • Gas Service Technician

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors and suitable facilities – The requirements for these can be found in the qualification handbook.

You will have been given automatic approval for the Level 3 diploma if you offer: 
  • 6014-05 Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation (Installation and Maintenance)
To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

SCQF 6

Diploma in Gas Utilisation: Technical Installation Engineer at SCQF Level 6 (5991-05)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2018

Diploma in Gas Utilisation: Technical Installation Engineer at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 145 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 993 - 993 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Diploma in Gas Utilisation: Technical Installation Engineer at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: R38204 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 145 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 993 - 993 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Diploma in Gas Utilisation: Technical Maintenance Engineer at SCQF Level 6 (5991-06)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2015

Diploma in Gas Utilisation: Technical Maintenance Engineer at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 182 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1130 - 1130 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Diploma in Gas Utilisation: Technical Maintenance Engineer at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: R38304 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 182 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1130 - 1130 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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