Level 3 Diploma in Gas Engineering (9074)

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2019

Product code 9074

9074-03 On Programme Live  
9074-12 EPA 

This apprenticeship is designed by key employers in the Gas industry and is one of the new 'trailblazer apprenticeships'.  It provides the skills and underpinning knowledge for both basic and advanced gas systems and includes an end-test at the end of the apprenticeship which includes both a knowledge and practical skills test.

This qualification is aimed at new technicians entering the gas industry who wish to be trained in the skills and knowledge associated with basic and complex gas systems which includes the routine maintenance, reactive maintenance and commissioning and de-commissioning of gas appliances in a variety of working environments.

Available to deliver in the following: 

  • England   
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Ireland

Apprenticeship available in England only, qualification can be taken as standalone qualification.

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.

You can choose the pathway that demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed. These could include:

• Gas emergencies
• Gas installation and maintenance for cookers, tumble dryers, leisure, domestic space heating, wet central heating and domestic warm air
• Safe working practices
• Planning work activities
• Maintaining a safe working environment
• Gas Safety

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


Induction and Core Skills Training Stage 1
The aim of this stage is to ensure all apprentices are trained to work safely at all times. This includes demonstrating and carrying out health and safety practices in gas utilisation as well as building services and structures.

Knowledge Training Stage 2
This stage consists of:
• assignments – written or practical work set, marked and graded against the specific module/options. Learners will then need to choose an optional pathway
• knowledge assessments – set, marked and graded against the specific core modules and requirements
• the training will be carried out within the work place industry and at a training centre.

Workplace Training Stage 3
This consists of a work log of practical activities, skills and competences, and a practical observation of work activity in terms of quality and behaviour.

End-point assessment

The apprentice will submit a portfolio consisting of a Gas Safe® registration certificate, competency test and work log review. The review includes an interview with a Technical Expert, and is completed in the final three months of the apprenticeship. The portfolio provides the opportunity to demonstrate skills, knowledge and behaviours for the core and specific requirements of the standard.

In achieving a pass or distinction in this apprenticeship, the apprentice will be eligible for membership with the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech).

How to register

Interested in using our high-quality on-programme materials or end-point assessment service? There are three ways to either find out more or to order what you need:
1. If you’re an existing City & Guilds customer, go to Walled Garden and select the materials you need or register your apprentice for end-point assessment. (You may need to submit a request to deliver a standard if you don’t yet have approval for that.)
2. Get in touch with directsales@cityandguilds.com. Our Direct Sales Team can explain our different products and services and start getting you set up as a customer or give existing customers support on the new apprenticeship arrangements.
3. Speak to your City & Guilds Business Manager about how to access our products or how to register your apprentices with us.

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