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: £3495 + VAT
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
- Gas testing
- Installation pressures
- Gas rating
- 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.