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Gas and Plumbing

Course Code: SK006

Course Overview

Develop your knowledge in gas and plumbing, from home!

This highly interactive programme allows you to understand health and safety. This training package is designed by colleges and e-learning experts for the education sector and is aligned to the core curriculum and syllabus at technical certificate and NVQ/SVQ Level 2/3.

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in gas and plumbing, this interactive programme is ideal for:

  • Students who are currently working in the gas and plumbing industry and want to boost their skills
  • Learners who want to learn by an interactive programme
  • Those who are thinking of taking up a career within the gas and plumbing industry, but want to make sure it’s right for them

This gas and plumbing programme enables you to:

  • Understand the different gas and plumbing techniques 
  • Know about the current legislations  
  • Learn how to recognise faults and rectification
Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Module 1: Introduction
    • Introduction and Welcome
    • Navigation
    • End Tests
    • Scenarios
    Module 2: Health & Safety
    • Introduction
    • Health & Safety at Work Act
    • PPE
    • Safety Signs
    • COSHH
    • Substances Hazardous to Health, Working at Heights
    • Basic First Aid
    • Summary
    • End Test, Scenario
    Module 3: Soft Soldering Techniques
    • Introduction
    • Jointing Methods
    • Materials and Tools
    • The Soldering Process
    • Summary
    • End Test
    • Scenario
  • Module 4: Copper Tube Bending
    • Introduction
    • Bending - The Basics
    • 90 Degree Bends
    • Offset Bends
    • Kickover Bends
    • Passover Bends
    • Summary
    • End Test
    • Scenario
    Module 5: Core Gas Safety (Gas Controls)
    • Introduction
    • Gas Taps and Valves
    • Safety Cut Off Valve
    • Bi-Metallic Strip
    • Thermo Electric Valve
    • Liquid Expansion Valve
    • Mechanical Thermostat
    • Oxygen Depletion Device
    • Flame Rectification
    • Solenoid Valve
    • Electrical Thermostat
    • Relay Valve, Governor
    • Multifunction Valve
    • Zero pressure Governor
    • End Test
    • Scenario
    Module 6: Domestic Central Heating Design Principles
    • Introduction
    • Double Feed Open Vented Systems
    • Unvented Sealed Systems
    • End Test
    • Scenario
    Module 7: Condensing Combination Boilers
    • Introduction
    • What are They?
    • Components and Connections
    • How it Works
    • Summary
    • End Test
    • Scenario

Other Information

  • Assessment

    Using the information you have learnt, you will be required to take a test assessment at the end of each module. You will take on 3D reality scenarios that tests your knowledge of gas and plumbing. At the end of each assessment your results, performance, recommendations and best practice will be shown.

    Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You will study this course on a computer, through highly interactive multimedia screens comprised of text, 3D graphics, 2D/3D animation, audio and an end test for each module. This is a self-study course which is ideal for those who enjoy learning and are not interested in obtaining a formal qualification.

  • Course Outcome

    This course will give you an understanding of the gas and plumbing process within the licensed retail sector. This application, designed by e-learning experts for the education sector, is aligned to the core curriculum and syllabus at technical certificate and NVQ/SVQ Level 2/3. This course does not give you a formal qualification.

course questions & answers

Will the software work on any computer?

The gas and plumbing software will only work on computers which run Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 and have Internet Explorer 8 or above. In addition to this you will also need:

  • Single 2GHz processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1024 x 768 pixel screen resolution
  • Sound card and speakers/headphones
  • DVD-ROM Drive
  • Broadband Internet Connection
What are the internet browser requirements for this course?

For the software to work on your computer you will need to have the following internet browser requirements:

  • JavaScript enabled
  • Pop-ups enabled
  • Cookies enabled
  • Adobe Flash Player 8+
  • Unity Web Player
What is included in the cost of the course?
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • CD ROM
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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    - Gheorghe Adrian Stoian, Wolverhampton

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