Domestic Gas Safety DGS

METAC Training are now running the new Domestic Gas Safety (DGS) Course for entry into the industry, this is the approved course and replaces the GIS & GID.

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and related knowledge to enable them to work safely with domestic gas installations. On completion of this course candidates will have the acquired knowledge and skills to enable them to install and admit gas safely to domestic gas installations having passed their assessments and end of course tests.

The programme will provide an extensive insight into Gas installer safety for domestic installations and will prepare candidates for the end of programme theory and practical assessments leading to qualification to register with RGI as a Registered Gas Installer (RGI).

• Module 1 Safety Standards
• Module 2 Combustion
• Module 3 Flues & Ventilation
• Module 4 Installations
• Module 5 Pressure & Flow
• Module 6 Gas Appliances
• Module 7 Electrical and Electrical Control
• Module 8 Gas Meter Installation and Isolation
• Module 9 Combustion Analysers, Flame Protection Devices and Combustion Safety
• Module 10 Customer Relations and Commissioning Installations
Module 11 End of Unit Written and Practical Assessments

TRAINEE PROFILE: Candidates must hold a level 6 National Craft/Advanced Craft Certificate or Equivalent in plumbing, refrigeration, or electrical

DURATION: 16 Days (2 days per week for 8 weeks)

COURSE FEE: METAC Training have secured 70% funding towards this course through Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board. Terms and Conditions apply, Please contact our office for more details

CERTIFICATION: QQI 6U20556 Supplemental Award in Domestic Gas Safety Level 6


Please note:
Application forms with all details including payment must be completed before training/assessment commences. Two recent photographs(passport style and size in colour) must be submitted with each application.

Non-Irish Qualifications need to be approved by the CRU before registering for the course. Please see CRU Process for International Qualifications

To become a Registered Gas Installer, please see RGI - How To Join

Transfer and progression:

You can progress to a relevant level 6 major award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Please contact our office on +353-57-8756540 or email for further information.

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