The Logic Certification Approved Prior Learning Programme (APL) is a training programme designed to meet the requirements for Category 2 and 3 entrants to the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) for gas, as detailed in ACS Guidance Note 8 and 8A. The APL programme consists of both centre training and ‘on the job’ work experience, gained whilst under the supervision of a registered gas installer, acting as the candidates mentor.
The APL programme is an entry route into the following industry sectors: Domestic Natural Gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Non Domestic Heating and Commercial Catering.
The course covers the following units, plus a group of optional units:
The Approved Prior Learning (APL) Training course is designed for operatives with transferable skills who are familiar with working in related areas, such as plumbing, or currently working under the supervision and training of a Gas Safe Registered company or person.
Method of assessment:
Training takes place in the centre and on-the-job, including the compilation of a portfolio, culminating in practical and written assessments.
City & Guilds Approved Prior Learning – APL
Duration of course
Up to 12 months