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Managed learning programme


This course is a recognised route into the gas industry without having already completed an NVQ or apprenticeship in plumbing or gas. Before you can take your accredited certification scheme domestic initial assessment (ACS) you will need to complete the MLP course. The course is approved by IGEM and is certificated by LCL awards. On completion of the MLP and ACS assessment, you will receive your ACS certificate from LCL awards. This certificate will enable you to apply to the gas safe register and become a gas safe registered engineer.

It is beneficial to have a background in mechanical engineering or plumbing for example, in order to complete the course. However previous experience of working in the gas industry is not essential

Stage 1

Complete our classroom training programme. You will complete a set number of weeks training, that will include practice theory exams and training on the appliances

stage 2

Complete your onsite portfolio with your mentor. It is important that you have a mentor in place before you begin the MLP course. Your mentor will be a fully qualified gas engineer who will help you complete your portfolio of gas work

stage 3

Once your classroom training and portfolio are complete; you will then take your ACS initial assessment. This 5 day exam will test your knowledge gained through the training you learned both in the classroom and onsite. If you pass, you will receive your accreditation certificate which you can then use to join the gas safe register

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Frequently asked questions

Below are our most asked questions regarding the MLP. If you have more, please contact us

“What does the portfolio entail?”

In order to complete your gas portfolio, you will need to complete a number of days training on domestic gas boilers onsite. You will need to be accompanied by a qualified gas engineer who will guide you through the tasks that will have been allocated to you by us. You will be expected to complete a write up per task that should include photo evidence, flue gas analyser readings etc. Further information on how this all works will be given to you at the start of your MLP course

“Which areas will be covered in the course?”

Legislation, health and safety

Combustion and its control



Pressure, flow, tightness test, purge

Domestic pipework installation 

Heating design, heat loss and confort conditions

Installation and service of domestic central heating and hot water appliances

“What happens when the MLP is completed?”

Once you have completed the MLP including your final ACS assessment, you will then be able to register with gas safe via their website and become a qualified gas engineer. This course will gain your qualification in CCN1, CENWAT, CPA1 (domestic natural gas boilers and water heaters)

“do you offer flexible payment options?”

We offer interest free payment plans for the managed learning programme. It is important that you can afford to make the repayments as certification will be withheld until the balance is paid