EAL Level 3 Diploma in Gas Engineering
This qualification in gas engineering covers the knowledge and the skills relevant to both installation and maintenance engineers working on gas appliances in domestic and small commercial premises and dealing with upstream and downstream gas emergencies.
The qualification is based on National Occupational Standards (NOS) which describe the skills, knowledge and understanding to undertake a particular job or task to a nationally recognised level of competence.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however, centres should ensure that the learners have the potential to achieve this qualification. Learners must have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to complete the learning outcomes and the external assessment.
Learners must be at least 16 years old.
This qualification is predominantly for learners who want to be gas installation and maintenance engineers working in the gas industry in UK, Isle of Man and Guernsey. The qualification may also be suitable for learners who are interested in gas utilisation and/or are considering a career change. The qualification has been specifically designed as a competence component which can be used as evidence in the Apprenticeship.
It is suitable for learners aged:
The qualification will be achieved when the learner has successfully completed:
- The SEVEN mandatory units, including any related Centre marked assignments/practical tests and externally marked exams.
- ONE of the eight pathways, including any related Centre marked assignments/practical tests, portfolio development and on-site practical assessments.
- Portfolio of Evidence
- Written Examination
- Practical Examination
- Practical Demonstration
- Task Based Controlled Assessment
- Multiple Choice Examination