Commercial/Industrial Pipework Testing and Purging Training (TPCP1A/TPCP1)


Course designed for both new entrants and experienced practitioners, to enable candidates to understand the concepts of testing and purging large pipework installations, including risk assessments and calculations.

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, or LPG.

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone who intends to work on industrial/commercial gas installations and holds, or is intending to undertake at the same time, a core commercial gas qualification (CCCN1) or appropriate changeover qualification.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Candidates undertaking this training/assessment must hold a current and relevant ACS core gas qualification.

For those who do not hold the relevant core gas safety qualifications South West Assessment and Training offer a Foundation Gas course.

Course content

Course duration

One day training for TPCP1

One day training for TPCP1A

Assessment timescale varies depending on other assessments being taken at same time. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or info@swaat.co.uk if you require further guidance as to expected timescale.

Training Method

Practical workshop and theory


Candidates will be eligible to undertake the relevant commercial/industrial gas pipework assessments immediately following the training.

Course Outcome/Qualification

Recommendation for appropriate ACS commercial gas assessment(s).

Materials Provided

The assessment, following this training, is open book and it is therefore highly recommended that candidates undertaking it have an up-to-date gas publication.

Copies of the Viper Commercial Gas book can be obtained prior to the assessment from our office (01579 348544 or info@swaat.co.uk).

Candidates will also be provided with a training pack


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