Course Information

Details

Course type: Workshop

Estimated course length: 18 Weeks

Certificate expiration: 5 year(s)

Entry Requirements: The DGHI – Experienced Trades Route, is designed for operatives with transferable skills who are familiar with working in related areas, such as plumbing or who are currently working under the supervision and training of a Gas Safe Registered company or person. To enrol on this course, you will know how to install hot and cold-water pipework and fittings competently. You will have 2 years’ experience in a related trade and/or a recognised qualification. Verification and an assessment will be required in the form of a multiple-choice theory assessment.

Cost: £2995 + VAT

Available centres
  • Dalgety Bay Academy, 01314606511
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Dalgety Bay Academy, 01314606511
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Dalgety Bay Academy, 01314606511
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Dalgety Bay Academy, 01314606511
  • COURSE OVERVIEW

     

    Skills Training Group’s Domestic Gas Heating Installer (DGHI) – Experienced Trades package is designed for operatives with at least 2 years’ experience in a related trade (plumber or gas engineers’ mate) who are looking to gain the relevant qualifications in order to join Gas Safe Register and work on gas. The DGHI is an in-depth training programme and takes place over 18 weeks. The course covers all aspects of domestic gas safety and includes Skills Training Group’s Approved Prior Learning course. The cost of the course includes training, a training manual, APL assessment, the certification fee and the Candidate Workbook for recording on-site work experience.

     


     

    The Domestic Gas Heating Installer – Experienced trades package is for operatives who are looking to become Gas Safe Registered but do not currently have the skills to undertake the ACS Scheme qualifications. Following successful completion of the 10-week DGHI APL gas training course, operatives will then complete their portfolio of on-site work experience which will include 5 boiler maintenance jobs & 5 boiler installs, as required by the ACS Scheme. You can do your on-site portfolio and boiler installations with a Gas Safe Registered engineer. Following that, operatives will undertake a 5-day revision and assessment course.

     


     

    The DGHI – Experienced trades package course covers the following areas:

    • Gas safety regulations.
    • Unsafe situation procedures
    • Combustion
    • Pipesizing
    • Gas testing
    • Purging
    • Installation pressures
    • Gas rating
    • Flues
    • Ventilation
    • Controls
    • Combustion performance analysis
    • Hot water systems and safety
    • Energy efficiency

     

    CKR1 & HTR1 are not included in the package. The course includes practical assessments and multiple-choice question papers. Successful operatives will receive an LCL Awards Certificate of Training.

    Some of the National Gas Engineering Employers our Students Have Been Employed By...

    OUR COURSE IS ACCREDITED BY LCL AWARDS

     

    One of the Building Services Engineering (BSE) sectors foremost certification bodies, Logic Certification offers qualifications via a network of approximately 200 approved centres located nationwide.

     

    OUR COURSE IS RECOGNISED BY IGEM

     

    IGEM has been appointed to act as the Authoriser for Recognition of Training which includes managing the governance process of recognising training delivered by training providers. This will include the management and controls that they have to apply and checking that the content of the training and the work experience is as detailed in the relevant industry specifications.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING ATTAINED ON YOUR COURSE

     

    • CCN1 – This is the core gas safety certificate which all gas operatives must have to work in the domestic gas industry.
    • CPA1 – Characteristics of combustion and use of
      a flue gas analyser.
    • CENWAT – Installation, service repair and commission
      of domestic central heating boilers and water heaters.
    • Basic Electrical Appreciation
    • Electrical Safe Isolation

    WHAT YOU CAN DO NEXT

     

    Once qualified you could:

    • Install, service and repair gas central heating boilers & water heaters.
    • Work for insurance companies, housing associations and much more.
    • Complete Landlord Gas Safety Certificates.
    • Complete maintenance work for letting agents.
    • Provide boiler cover plans.
    • Apply to work as a sub-contractor for British Gas and many other companies.
    • Provide out of hours emergency call-outs at premium rates.

    WHY WE ARE THE UK'S LEADING GAS TRAINER PROVIDER

    REPUTATION

    We work with some of the UK’s most well-known and reputable heating and utilities employers who use our course as a recruitment pipeline. As a result, many of our candidates receive job offers on completion of their training.

    EXTENDED CURRICULUM

    We don’t just ‘hit the criteria’ when delivering accredited training. We train our students to be employable gas engineers, not just ‘Gas Safe’. We do this by adding additional training and qualifications to the course curriculum set by our accreditation body. We have also increased the amount of time that learners spend in the training centre to give them a much better understanding of core employability skills. Logic’s

    STAFF EXPERIENCE

    All our training staff have 10 years+ experience working with some of the UK’s most accomplished gas engineering employers.

    WORLD-CLASS TRAINING FACILITIES

    We have invested over £250,000 to create the best possible training facilities, incorporating real-life practical scenarios to prepare you for the workplace.

    BESPOKE TRAINING CURRICULUM

    Our Gas Managed Learning Programme has been bespokely designed to cater for the requirements of the UK's leading gas engineering employers.