Apprentice Gas Engineer MEARS GROUP PLC

Installing and maintaining gas appliances in a domestic setting. Advising customers on how appliances work and how to use energy more efficiently. Appliances can include, but are not limited to, a range of work categories such as central heating boilers, unvented hot water storage, ducted air heaters, cookers, space heaters, meters, alternative fuel.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary dependent on age.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work on customer premises / property showing appropriate care and respect whilst focusing on safety
  • Be able to read and follow technical documentation associated with equipment and installation requirements
  • Safe gas and electrical installation, commissioning, decommissioning and / or ongoing service and repair of gas installations and appliances needed to establish the safe operation of the equipment and installation accordance with industry standards

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

  • Leeds College of Building
  • One day a week college attendance
  • Qualified Gas engineer

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Renewable Gas Engineer
  • Gas Engineer Supervisor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Roles in gas engineering are physical in nature, and may involve lifting and moving of equipment, working at heights and working in confined spaces.

About the employer

Mears is one of the UK’s leading housing solutions providers to both the public and private sector. With more than 5,500 employees, we work with clients to help develop, fund and implement innovative housing solutions - we are the largest provider of repairs and maintenance, and regeneration services across the UK. We are a highly responsible partner, who is committed to; delivering the highest levels of customer service, keeping our promises, creating a great place to work, and tackling issues that matter to people and communities. Why work for us? • At Mears there are lots of opportunities to grow your career wherever you live in the UK - we work across repairs & maintenance, housing management, Care, Facilities Management and have dedicated business support functions • We are a Sunday Times Best Big Company to work for




2 Hepton Court

York Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Gas engineering operative

Level 3 (A level)

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