NCO (Gas) – Mains Layer – Distribution


Overview

EUSR registration as a Mains Layer (Distribution) is based on the completion of one of the following:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Gas)
  • Gas Network Team Leader (GNTL) Apprenticeship, (Team Leader Mains Laying): Level 2.
  • Gas Network Operative (GNO) Apprenticeship

Registration as a Mains Layer on EUSR is for a period of 5 years.

The information below shows the qualification or minimum units required of the Level 2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Gas) – Mains Layer for the Distribution pathway.


Evidence Requirements – NVQ route

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Gas) – Mains Layer

(Note: please do not send in original certificates).

Mains Layer up to 180mm (Distribution):

  • 201 Create an efficient and effective environment in utilities network construction
  • 202 Maintain a safe and secure working environment in utilities network construction
  • 203 Establish and maintain effective working relationships in utilities network construction
  • 204 Install equipment for safe working on the highway for utilities network construction
  • 205 Install equipment for safe working on sites for utilities network construction
  • 206 Locate and avoid supply apparatus for utilities network construction
  • 207 Excavate and maintain holes and trenches for utilities network construction
  • 209 Operate powered tools and equipment for routine and predictable requirements on utilities network construction
  • 210 Join materials by electrofusion processes on utilities network construction
  • 211 Joint materials by butt fusion processes on utilities network construction, up to 180mm diameter
  • 214 Conduct specified testing of Gas network engineering products or assets – mains
  • 216 Conduct specified connections to gas network mains and commissioning
  • 302 Install gas engineering products or assets up to 180mm

Mains Layer up to 355mm (Distribution):

All of the units listed above for 180mm plus:

  • 212 Join materials by butt fusion processes on utilities network construction, above 180mm diameter or
  • 306 Joint materials by fusion processes on utilities network construction, above 180mm diameter

and

  • 303 Install gas engineering products or assets above 180mm or
  • 309 Install gas engineering products or assets above 180mm, up to and including 355mm

Mains Layer 400mm and above (Distribution):

All units listed above for 355mm on the relevant pathway plus:

  • 308 Install gas engineering products or assets above 355mm, or
  • In-house certificate confirming training and assessment on pipe sizes larger than 400mm – (On hold)

Evidence Requirements – GNTL Apprenticeship route

Copies of

  • The Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education – Gas Network Team Leader Apprenticeship certificate – (Team Leader Mains Laying): Level 2  (note: please do not send in original certificates).

The GNTL Apprenticeship (Mains Layer) provides the following EUSR registration:

  • Mains Layer 180mm (Distribution)
  • Mains Layer up to 355mm (Distribution)

Evidence Requirements – GNO Apprenticeship route

Copies of

  • The Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education – Gas Network Operative Apprenticeship certificate – Level 2 (note: please do not send in original certificates).

The GNO Apprenticeship provides the following EUSR registration:

  • Mains Layer up to 180mm (Distribution)

Pre-requisite Requirements

All individuals must hold a valid EUSR registration for SHEA Gas.


Find Out More

If you have any queries relating to EUSR or the evidence requirements for any of our schemes or programmes, please contact the EUSR Support team. We are available Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm via email eusr@euskills.co.uk or tel: 0121 745 1310.