Gas Engineering Operative Apprentice OPTION ENERGY SOLUTIONS LTD

An excellent opportunity to join Option Energy Solutions as a Gas Apprentice. You will be trained in all aspects of domestic gas installation, service, and repair and work and learn alongside a qualified, experienced gas engineer. As part of this apprenticeship, you will attend Steve Willis Training one day a week.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. You may be required to work evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Option Energy Solutions are looking for enthusiastic individuals who collaborate well in a team environment, are reliable and have the determination to work and study hard. 

You will work as part of a team:

  • Installing domestic gas systems and appliances
  • Commissioning domestic gas systems and appliances
  • Decommissioning domestic gas systems and appliances
  • Servicing domestic gas systems and appliances
  • Maintaining domestic gas systems and appliances
  • Installing heat pumps

As part of the apprenticeship, you will also learn and undertake heating installations within homes from start to finish and maintenance of such systems.

You will work alongside a Gas Safe Registered engineer or a Heating Engineer throughout your apprenticeship.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will study for the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Gas Engineering (9074).

Training will be provided by Steve Willis Training in Burgess Hill. Theory / workshop-based learning will take place there on a day-release basis.

On-site learning will be assessed by Steve Willis Training's team of assessors, and the employer.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship a full time position may be available for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade GCSE Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade GCSE Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

This job may require you to work outdoors, work at height, lift heavy objects, etc. as it is a practical role.

About the employer

From boiler and heat pump installation and repairs to servicing and cover plans, Option Energy Solutions Ltd covers a wide variety and range of boilers, heat pumps, and heating systems across Sussex. Option Energy Solutions Ltd has been providing top-quality central heating and hot water with 20 years of experience in the trade.







BN44 3RJ

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Training provider



Colleen Willis


Apprenticeship standard

Gas engineering operative

Level 3 (A level)

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