Course

Gas Network Craftsperson Apprenticeship


Course overview

Gas network craftspersons are employed by organisations authorised to transport gas throughout the United Kingdom. They are responsible for building, maintaining and repairing parts for the country’s gas network, to provide a reliable supply of gas to the end user.

JTL offer four different pathways for this apprenticeship:

Network Maintenance Craftsperson (Electrical & Instrumentation) – Responsible for maintaining the controls and systems that measure, monitor, analyse and control the performance of the gas network.

Network Maintenance Craftsperson (Pressure Management) – Responsible for maintaining the controls and systems that measure, monitor and analyse pressures and flows within the gas network to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the gas transportation network.

Network Maintenance Craftsperson (Pipeline Maintenance) – Responsible for the maintenance and protection of the gas transportation pipelines and associated connecting plant and equipment to ensure the safe operation of pipelines and prevent damage from third parties.

Emergency Response Craftsperson – Responsible for attending reported gas emergencies to safeguard persons and property. This includes dealing with reported gas escapes both inside and outside of customers’ properties and responding to reports of carbon monoxide leakage.

Course Facts


Course Length

Entry Requirements

Course Length


48 months.

Entry Requirements


Apprentice will need to achieve Level 2 English and Maths functional skills unless the equivalent GCSEs are already held. Apprentices will need to have achieved these before they take the end point assessment.

Delivery and Assessment

  • Delivered via block release at Burn Hall.
  • The End Point Assessment (EPA) is expected to take place in the final 3 months of the apprenticeship.
  • Apprentices must pass this to complete their apprenticeship and become a fully qualified technician.
  • The EPA consists of a knowledge assessment, a final observation of practical work and a technical interview underpinned by a logbook.
  • Grades of pass, merit and distinction are available
  • More details can be found here – https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/gas-network-craftsperson-v1-2

Equality & Diversity

JTL is committed to equality and diversity for all. We want to establish a culture of equality and diversity so that all applicants, apprentices, employers, sub-contractors and staff have the opportunity to work in and towards an environment that is non-discriminatory.

Equality and Diversity

FAQs

Need some more information?

Read more

Related articles

National Apprenticeship Week 2023
National Apprenticeship Week 2023
Read post
Darke & Taylor Apprenticeship blog: A Winter update
Darke & Taylor Apprenticeship blog: A Winter update
Read post
JTL donates £5,000 to community projects
JTL donates £5,000 to community projects
Read post