From new builds to complex, multiple sites, gas service installers work on a variety of projects, installing gas services.
- Newly trained gas service installers can earn in the region of £15,000
- Trained with experience, they can earn in the region of £25,000 to £30,000
- Senior gas service installers can earn in the region of £30,000 and above
Salaries depend on location, employer, level of responsibility, any overtime done and shift allowances.
Qualifications and Training
A common way into this career is through an apprenticeship, which provides paid employment while skills are being learned. To be accepted on an apprenticeship scheme, it is generally recommended to achieve GCSE English and maths at grade C or above or their equivalents, such as the Welsh Baccalaureate or Scottish Nationals.
Energy and Utility Skills (EUSkills) offer accredited qualification programmes that ensure the workforce in the energy and utility sector are competent, safe and confident. Energy and Utility Skills Registration (EUSR) shows that you are competent to carry out work safely on gas installations above and below ground.
An NVQ or SVQ proves that you have the skills and experience you need to install and maintain gas systems safely. Accredited Certification Scheme aligned and recognised by the Gas Safe Register and other gas industry bodies, these qualifications open doors to a range of excellent job opportunities with gas utilities companies.