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Gas network team leader

Building, maintaining and repairing the country's gas network infrastructure to provide a reliable supply of gas to domestic, commercial and industrial users.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Candidates will usually have at least 3 GCSEs at grades A to C (or equivalent), including maths and English.

What apprentices will learn
  • installing, testing, purging and commissioning equipment and network infrastructure
  • carrying out repairs
  • legislation and codes of practice relevant to the position
  • theory and principles behind the design and function of gas equipment and systems
  • using gas detection equipment to ensure a safe environment
  • health and safety regulations and requirements
  • team leadership
  • other skills related to 1 of the following specialisms: service laying, main laying

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must:

  • achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
  • take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Energy & Utilities Independent Assessment Service 07921 230 272
Smart Awards 024 76421125
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.