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Course Type

Day Courses

Course Location:

Ballyfermot Training Centre

Course Duration:

6 Weeks

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Course Start Date:


Course Times:

Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 3:45pm and Friday 8:30am to 12:45pm

Course Certification:

QQI Level 6 supplemental Award in Domestic Gas Safety 6U16018

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Domestic Gas Safety


The Domestic Gas Safety programme will provide the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to safely carry out domestic gas works in accordance with applicable standards, legislation, and guidelines, whilst working independently or in a supervisory capacity.

    Learners will be able to:

  • Identify the relevant legislation and standards appropriate
  • Explain gas combustion in terms of requirements, flammability, measurement, flues, ventilation and associated hazards
  • Describe the installation process for domestic gas systems
  • Describe liquefied petroleum gas storage, with respect to the siting and connection of storage bottles, bulk tanks and appliances
  • Explain the electrical requirements associated with the installation
  • Assess the suitability of new or existing chimneys for a gas installation
  • Perform a safety assessment on a domestic gas installation to include leak detection, and production of a safety report
  • Install a domestic gas appliance
  • Maintain a range of domestic gas appliances
  • Remove a domestic gas installation

This is a full time tutor led course

Applicants should have achieved a QQI Level 6 Advanced Craft Certificate or equivalent in plumbing, pipe fitting, refrigeration, or electrical


    Bus: 18, 25, 26, 40, 66a, 67, 76a, and 79 bus routes
    Luas Red Line: 25 minute walk from Kylemore stop or 5 minute bus ride on Number 18.


    Ballyfermot Training Centre
    Chapelizod Hill Road
    Dublin 20
    Tel: 01 605 5900
    Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie

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