Guild of Gas Fitting Operatives (GGFO) – Ireland

Scheme Information The Guild of Gas Fitting Operative (GGFO) scheme consists of a range of work categories within the Irish gas industry. The current scope for ERS Certification can be obtained via the UKAS website .
Pre-requisites Pre-requisite for GIS requires either of the following:
  • Certificate of completion of an apprenticeship in plumbing
  • OFTEC 101 Certificate (UKAS or INAB Accredited)

Pre-requisite for GID requires either of the following:
  • GIS certification
  • National Craft Certificate in Plumbing (issued by FETAC)
Assessment Information Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.
Expiry Information GGFO certificates are normally valid for 5 years, candidates are eligible to undertake re-assessment up to 6 months prior to the expiry date of the initial certificate. Previous certificates must be presented to the assessment centre as evidence. Candidates with expiring GGFO GID certificates who are registered with RGII will be required to take the DGA assessment.
Further Information This information is intended to provide an overview of the scheme. For further details of cost, duration and availability, please contact your nearest or preferred centre.
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