Commercial/Industrial Gas Assessments
South West Assessment and Training offer assessment for commercial gas installations and appliances.
Training and assessment is available for pipework installation, testing and purging, industrial heating appliances and commercial catering appliances.
Course objectives/key benefits
To ensure candidates have the relevant knowledge, understanding and skills to competently work on industrial/commercial gas installations.
Who is the course aimed at?
Anyone who intends to work on industrial/commercial gas installations.
Any operatives undertaking the individual appliance assessments must hold an appropriate industrial/commercial core gas safety qualification or relevant changeover qualification (see below for these assessments).
The following commercial/industrial gas assessments are available;
Commercial Natural Gas Safety (heating)
Pipework, ventilation, controls and flues
This assessment or a changeover assessment must be completed by the operative prior to taking any other commercial assessment.
First Fix Commercial Pipework.
Installing pipework in excess of 35mm and testing up to 75mbar
TPCP1 - tightness testing & purging of installation pipework exceeding 1m³ in volume, up to 16 bar operating pressure (natural gas) & 2 bar operating pressure for LPG.
TPCP1A - tightness testing and direct purging of installation pipework not exceeding 1m³ in volume, 40 mbar pressure and 150mm diameter natural gas only.
Testing and purging to IGE/UP/1A or IGE/UP/1.
Testing and purging commercial gas installations
PLEASE NOTE: Training is available for commercial/industrial pipework tightness testing and purging (TPCP1A and TPCP1). Please click here for details.
First Fix Commercial Appliances.
Installing commercial appliances and equipment
Indirect Fired Heating Appliances.
Installing, commissioning, servicing and fault-finding on indirect fired heating appliances
Direct Fired Heating Appliances.
Installing, commissioning, servicing and fault-finding on direct fired heating appliances
Radiant Plaque and Radiant Tube Heaters.
Installing, commissioning, servicing and fault-finding on radiant plaque and tube heaters
Commercial Catering Gas Safety.
Pipework, ventilation and controls.
This assessment or a changeover assessment must be completed by the operative prior to taking any catering assessment.
COMCAT1 = Open/Solid Top Ranges
COMCAT2 = Water Boilers (Pressure Type)
COMCAT3 = Deep Fat & Pressure Fryers
COMCAT4 = Fish & Chip Fryers (on-site assessment only)
COMCAT5 = Forced Draught Equipment (on-site assessment only)
Commercial Catering Appliances
Installing, commissioning, servicing and fault finding on catering appliances.
Pipework, ventilation and controls
This assessment, or a changeover assessment must be completed by the operative prior to taking any laundry assessment.
Commercial Mobile Catering Equipment.
The duration of the assessment depends on a several factors, including the number of assessments taken.
Please contact SWAAT on 01579 348544 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be able to provide guidelines of expected timescales.
This is not a training course (assessment only).
Anyone requiring training needs to consider undertaking either the;
- Commercial Heating training course
- Commercial Catering training course and/or
- Commercial Pipework training course
For anyone new to the gas industry then the QCF Gas Diploma course should be considered.
Practical assessment and multiple choice question papers
Successful candidates will be able to work on the industrial/commercial installation types for which they have qualified.
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 Viper Commerical Gas book can be obtained prior to the assessment from our office (01579 348544 or email@example.com).
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