Domestic Natural Gas (6034)

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016
The NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance - non ACS aligned is designed for people working with domestic gas appliances and systems. The qualification covers the skills needed to work with natural gas including designing and planning natural gas systems, service and maintenance.
The NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance - non ACS aligned is for people working or starting work as a gas installation and service engineer. You can also take it as part of an Apprenticeship.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You'll cover things like:

  • Working safely with domestic gas appliances such as boilers, fires and meters
  • Commissioning and decommissioning natural gas systems
  • Servicing and maintaining natural gas systems and components.

To gain an NVQ, you need to show you've got a particular set of skills. You usually work with your training provider to review your current skills and find the best way to gain new ones - perhaps by trying new things at work, or by studying.

NVQs are assessed at work or in a simulated workplace. For each unit your assessor watches and asks questions as you perform a task, or looks at a portfolio of work that you've built as formal evidence of your learning. Then they confirm you've got the skills to do the job well.

You'll learn by putting vocational skills into practice. For the NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance you'll be assessed on a portfolio of evidence demonstrating the skills you've acquired.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance could help you to progress in your job in the domestic gas sector, as a skilled technician working on gas systems.

It could also help you to move into other areas of the gas sector such as:

  • Industrial and commercial gas systems
  • Gas sector project management and team leader/management/supervision
  • Gas sector education and training.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver an NVQ, you need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

All learners must be employed in the gas sector. You must make sure they can access all the resources they need to complete the qualification.

To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2

Level 2 will suit you if you already work in the gas sector or plan to begin working on gas systems in people's homes. You need a qualification to prove that you have the skills and experience to install, service and maintain gas systems.

There are two slightly different Level 2 N/SVQs available. Choose which is right for you based on what you want to do at work:

Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance
Domestic Natural Gas Installation

For all of the qualifications you complete Four core units:

Maintain a safe working environment for all natural gas related work
Establish, maintain and develop effective working relationships with others for all natural gas related work
Apply core gas safety measures to domestic natural gas related work activities
Commission & decommission Natural Gas systems

For the Domestic Natural Gas Installation qualification, you complete one additional units : 

Install natural gas systems and components

For the Maintenance qualification you complete one additional units:

Service and maintain natural gas systems and components. 

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance could help you to progress in your job in the domestic gas sector, as a skilled technician working on gas systems.

It could also help you to move into other areas of the gas sector such as:

•Industrial and commercial gas systems

Level 2 NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance (6034-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2016

Level 2 NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance

  • Accreditation No: 100/1917/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable 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

Level 3

Level 3 will suit you if you've worked in the domestic gas industry for some time - you have plenty of experience, and your work might involve supervising others or managing resources. You want a recognised qualification to prove your skills.

You complete nine core units, including:

  • Design natural gas systems
  • Commission and de-commission natural gas systems
  • Contribute to the improvement of business products and services for natural gas-related work
  • Service and maintain complex natural gas systems and components.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance could help you to progress in your job in the domestic gas sector, as a skilled technician working on gas systems.

It could also help you to move into other areas of the gas sector such as:

  • Industrial and commercial gas systems
  • Gas sector project management and team leader/management/supervision
  • Gas sector education and training.

Level 3 NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Installation (6034-03)

Last Registration Date: 30 Sep 2016

Level 3 NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Installation

  • Accreditation No: 100/1918/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable 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: 30/09/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance (6034-04)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Level 3 NVQ in Domestic Natural Gas Maintenance

  • Accreditation No: 100/1920/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable 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: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SVQ 3 in Domestic Natural Gas Installation (6034-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2015

SVQ 3 in Domestic Natural Gas Installation

  • Accreditation No: G95823 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable 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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