Natural Gas Training

Fast-track Gas Course

Introduction

An in-depth course designed for both experienced gas engineers whose qualifications have lapsed to meet the core ACS assessment requirements.
PLEASE NOTE: New entrants to the gas industry who hold an NVQ Level 3 in plumbing (or equivalent) must undertake the Managed Learning Program (MLP) gas course.

We offer;

First class technical training facilities where trainees can develop their installation and/or maintenance skills and knowledge in realistic domestic property simulations.

A full range of current and latest design of gas and electrical appliances, systems, controls and equipment.

Training and assessment to national standards - our centre is approved by BPEC and CERT-AIN to offer a range of gas installation and maintenance qualifications.

A network of approved assessors who ensure trainees demonstrate competence throughout the required range of assessment criteria demanded by Awarding Bodies.

Course objectives/key benefits

On completion delegates will be able to demonstrate their safety awareness and competency in the contents of the course listed below in natural gas.

Delegates will also be eligible to undertake the ACS assessments following this course

PLEASE NOTE: This course can also be undertaken by anyone wishing to work solely with LPG.

Who is the course aimed at?

Those who have previously held ACS qualifications which are no longer current.

New entrants to the gas industry who hold an NVQ Level 3 in plumbing (or equivalent) must undertake the Managed Learning Program (MPL) gas course.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

In order to undertake the course candidates will need to provide evidence of previous ACS assessments and/or CORGI or GAS SAFE registration (which are no longer current).

Course content

  • Legislation
  • Unsafe situations
  • Combustion
  • Gas controls
  • Meters (both low pressure and medium pressure)
  • Gas pressures and flow
  • Domestic pipework installation
  • Tightness testing
  • Pipework sizing
  • Purging
  • Flues
  • Ventilation
  • Installation of domestic gas appliances
  • Commissioning domestic gas appliances
  • Servicing domestic gas appliances
  • Carrying out safety checks of domestic gas appliances

Course duration

Five days

Training Method

Practical workshop and theory.

Assessment

Practical assessments and written question papers

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the associated assessments will be recommended for assessment under ACS.

Materials Required/Provided

Candidates will need an up-to-date Viper Gas Book, which is available direct from our office (01579 348544 or info@swaat.co.uk).

Candidates will also be provided with a training pack.

Prices

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