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Domestic Natural Gas ACS Re-assessment

Introduction

Five yearly gas assessment update course for existing gas operatives. This assessment is designed to ensure that relevant skills and knowledge of gas work is up-to-date,

PLEASE NOTE: This assessment can be taken up to six months before expiry of the original end date and the new accreditation dated appropriately (i.e. no time lost on existing qualification).

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 needing to keep their domestic natural gas qualifications up-to-date.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Anyone undertaking the assessment should have appropriate domestic natural gas qualifications which are still within date.

Evidence of existing domestic natural gas qualifications in the form of certificates need to presented to our office prior to undertaking the assessment.

It is highly recommended that anyone undertaking this assessment undertakes our two day domestic natural gas update gas training course prior to this assessment.

If the qualification(s) have expired it may be necessary to retake the Initial Gas Assessment.

For anyone needing to retake the Initial Gas Assessment it is highly recommended that they undertake the Fast Track gas course prior to the assessment.

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;

CENWAT1 - Domestic Natural Gas Central Heating Boilers and Domestic Natural Gas Water Heaters (Please note: This qualification replaces both the old CEN1 and WAT1 qualifications)

CKR1 - Domestic Natural Gas Cookers

HTR1 - Domestic Natural Gas Fires

MET2 - Domestic Natural Gas Meters (upto 6m3/hr)

HWB1 - Swimming Pool Boilers (Please note: this only qualifies the operative to work on natural gas versions of these appliances. If LPG versions are to be commissioned, serviced or safety checked then a changeover - CONGLP1 or a CCLP1 qualification is required)

DAH1 - Domestic Natural Gas Warm Air Heaters

LAU1 - Domestic Laundry Appliances

CKHB1 - Range Cookers

LEI1 - Domestic Natural Gas Leisure appliances (i.e. bar-b-ques etc.) (Please note: this only qualifies the operative to work on natural gas versions of these appliances. If LPG versions are to be commissioned, serviced or safety checked then a changeover - CONGLP1 or a CCLP1 qualification is required)

Course duration

Three days should be sufficient to complete the 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 two day reassessment gas training or Fast Track Gas course as required.

Assessment

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 continue their existing Gas Safe Registration.

Materials Required/Provided

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 info@swaat.co.uk).

Prices

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

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