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Domestic Natural Gas Initial Assessment for New Entrants (CCN1)


A pre-requisite assessment for all other appliance assessments and covers all aspects of gas safety and legislation.

Course objectives/key benefits

Upon successful completion of the assessment candidates will be able to undertake work on domestic natural gas installations, and on appliances, depending upon the appropriate assessments being successfully undertaken.

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone who intends to work on domestic natural gas installations.

For those wishing to work solely on LPG installations we also offer a core LPG gas assessment.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Candidates will need to have either successfully completed the Managed Learning Programme Gas course for new entrants or Fast Track Gas course, or be able to provide sufficient evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge enabling them to undertake this assessment (i.e. be experienced to Category 1).

Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or e-mail for further details.

Course content

Assessment of candidate's knowledge, understanding and skills relating to the work they wish to undertake on domestic natural gas installations/appliances.

Packages including add-ons are available. Add-ons for domestic natural gas available are;

Course duration

One week should be sufficient to complete this assessment.

However this is dependant on the number of add-ons undertaken.

Training Method

This is not a training course (assessment only).

Anyone requiring training needs to consider undertaking the Managed Learning Programme Gas course for new entrants or the Fast Track Gas course as required.


Practical assessment and multiple-choice question papers.

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment(s) will be certificated under the ACS scheme for the appropriate installations/appliances for which they have been assessed, and will then be able to apply for Gas Safe Registration.

Materials Required

It is an open book assessment and it is therefore highly recommended that candidates undertaking it have an up-to-date gas publication.

Copies of the TD Publications gas book can be obtained prior to the assessment from our office (01579 348544 or


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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