Gas Engineer

Gas Engineer

Become a Gas Engineer

Gas Engineers specialise in the installation and repair of gas appliances including central heating boilers and systems, cookers, fires and water heaters. The work is safety-critical and you will need to learn how to implement statutory requirements such as the gas safety regulations.

  • Practical skills
  • Ability to learn and apply technical information
  • Ability to follow technical drawings
  • Willing to work in confined spaces
  • Normal colour vision

At Leeds College of Building we offer a gas apprenticeship which will take 3 years to complete. If you are an experienced plumber and you can get work experience with a qualified gas engineer you can complete a foundation gas course and the ACS Domestic or ACS Commercial Initial Core Gas Safety course.


Apprenticeship salaries are around £16,000 a year.

Qualified Gas Engineers can earn between £29,000 and £39,000 a year.

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