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Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 6.00

Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us

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Tuition (£): 0.00*

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This course is for candidates who have completed a formal approved training course which allows entry to gas ACS assessment.  eg BPEC Gas Foundation. This assessment is for  candidates who have never been gas safe registered before and have finished there training and are ready to undertake the CCN1 elements of the gas assessments  or renewing certificates which have expired more the 12 months previously.

 

Entry requirements

Any candidate wishing to undertake the ACS assessments will need to demonstrate they have undertaken a recognised training programme and have a supporting portfolio of onsite work experience with a registered gas engineer (will be verified).

Course Content

Initial Core Domestic Gas Safety (CCN1)  assessment covers:

  • Gas safety regulations and other relevant legislation
  • Combustion, relevant pressures and gas rates
  • Gas pipe work
  • Tightness testing and purging, including low and medium pressure
  • Chimney systems recognition and testing
  • Ventilation
  • Gas controls
  • Flue gas analysis

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is in the gas assessment centre under strict assessment conditions Both theory and practical are assessed by multi-choice and short written answers.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Recommend that all candidates complete self study revision for the area concerned and /or  attend arranged bespoke training with Derby college prior to assessment.

What can I do after this course?

Enables registration on the gas safe register for the prescribed area. This then allow the type of work to be undertaken.

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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Paul Prime

Paul Prime

Domestic Gas Course helps grow plumbing business

Taking a part-time domestic gas course with Derby College is enabling experienced plumber Paul Prime to grow his business.Paul, who runs Prime Plumbing Services in Ilkeston, took the evening course in order to gain Gas Safe certification – the industry's recognised safety standard for gas central heating engineers.Holding a Gas Safe licence means Paul can now safely and legally undertake all aspects of central heating work alongside plumbing jobs.Paul's nephew and business partner Liam, already had the certification but having two Gas Safe plumbers on their books has increased the amount of domestic and light commercial work they can take on.Paul was so impressed with the standard of teaching on his course that his firm installed an unvented cylinder at the college which can be used by students for test and inspection purposes. He is also in regular contact with his former lecturers to talk about latest changes in the plumbing and heating sector.

He said: "The course content and the quality of teaching was excellent – so much so that I've been back to the college since to talk to other people on the course about how it's benefited me and my business."
Prime Plumbing Services – which is a proud member of the Derbyshire Trusted Trader scheme – is now looking to take on more plumbers, and when it does, Paul has every intention of sending them to Derby College to gain any further qualifications.
He added: "Having well trained people is important to us. As qualified plumbers and heating engineers, one of our main aims is to provide customers with a reliable, reputable service they can trust – and keep the rogue traders out."

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