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Approved Prior Learning new entrants gas training programme

The following training and assessment packages are certificated by Logic Certification Ltd to industry led standards

Title Content type
Code: APL
Expiry: N/A
Guided Learning Hours: Dependent on learners prior knowledge and on site experience
The Logic Certification Approved Prior Learning Programme (APL) is a training programme designed to meet the requirements for Category 2 and 3 entrants to the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) for gas, as detailed in ACS Guidance Note 8 and 8A.
The APL programme consists of both centre training and 'on the job' work experience, gained whilst under the supervision of a registered gas installer, acting as the candidates mentor.
The APL programme is an entry route into the following industry sectors:
Learners will:

be trained and assessed in the following areas:

  • Legislation
  • Building regulations and standards
  • The use of associated equipment, such as flue gas analysers
  • Design and installation
  • Pipework
  • Measurement of gas pressures and heat outputs
  • Health and safety
  • Flueing and the use of chimneys
  • Principles of combustion
  • Controls

The Approved Prior Learning (APL) Training course is designed for operatives with transferable skills who are familiar with working in related areas, such as plumbing, or currently working under the supervision and training of a Gas Safe Registered company or person. 

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Candidates wishing to find a centre near to them can use the Find A Centre facility on this site.

Centres wishing to apply for approval to run the scheme should refer to the Centre Zone.

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