Gas service technicians install, service and repair gas appliances and heating systems. These include gas fires, boilers and cookers. They also include central heating and shower units.
To become a technician, you'll need to be good at solving problems and have ability in maths and science. You'll also need a polite and friendly manner to work in customers' homes.
Day-to-duties include installing appliances and systems, carrying out maintenance checks, finding and repairing leaks, replacing faulty or old parts and giving customers advice.
To qualify as a gas service technician you will need an industry-recognised qualification and Gas Safe registration (formerly CORGI).You normally need to be employed by a company to gain these.