What do I learn?
The objective of this course is to assess you on your general knowledge/skill of the Gas Safety Regulations procedures and British Standards which must be applied when carrying out work on gas installations.
The provides you with the understanding and skills relating to the installation exchange, disconnection, service and repair of domestic gas central heating/hot water boilers and circulators up to 70 kW net.
For those taking this qualification for the first time a multiple choice theory exam together with a practical based assessment will be undertaken . If you are renewing you will only carry out the practical assessment. You are assessed on the following:
• gas safety regulations
• british standards and manufacturer instructions
• operation of safety components and controls
• appliance servicing
• recognition of appliance defects
• flue assembly, flue testing, case seals and terminal positions
• appliance commissioning checks
What do I gain?
You gain proof of competency in domestic gas safety in accordance with UKAS, CITB and Gas Safe requirements.
What do I need?
You need to hold ACS competency in CCN1 with less than 6 months before renewal is due, or have an NVQ plumbing qualification or equivalent together with an on-site gas training portfolio and adequate theory training.
If re-assessing then, before the assessment may be undertaken, you must provide evidence in the form of past certificate(s) in the following:
CCN1 Core Domestic Gas Safety certificate and/or Cen/wat1 or Cen1 Wat 1 and CPA 1
What do I gain?
The outcome of the course is for you to prove competency in domestic gas safety. Once achieved, you can carry out work within this area.