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.
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)
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
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.