We offer a wide range of Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) courses available for Plumbers. Initial assessments are for those that don’t currently hold these qualifications, Re-assessments for those renewing their current qualifications ( every 5 years).
The courses listed below will help to ensure you are competent, safe, and qualified gas engineer.
Unvented Hot Water – Initial £283
Unvented Hot Water – Re-Assessment £195
Hot Water Systems and Safety (HWSS) training course provides operatives with a certificate of competence in accordance with G3 Building Regulations.
This course replaces the unvented hot water training course and covers all hot water systems.
Training and assessment takes place over one day with candidates doing slightly different assessments depending on whether they require initial assessment or re-assessment.
The HWSS course is recognised by Competent Person Schemes (CPS) approved to offer self-certification under Approved Document G.
Upon successful course completion, candidates will be issued with a HWSS certificate of competence from LCL Awards.
The cost of the course includes training, assessment, the certification fee.
Water Regulations £283
The LCL Awards Water Regulations Certificate covers the Water Regulations (1999) and is a necessary requirement for qualified plumbers (minimum NVQ Level 2) looking to join their local water authorities Water Industry Approved Plumber Scheme. It is also a pre-requisite for several renewable technology qualifications and may also be undertaken by learners new to the industry undertaking a plumbing qualification or Gas Managed Learning Program. The course is structured to include both self-study and centre based guided learning.
This evening course is for those who are currently working or looking at working within the Gas Sector.
The course allows you to develop the knowledge and practise the skills required for employment in the gas engineering industry. You will develop and practise the skills required for employment in gas engineering such as relevant gas safety principles, installing and maintaining appliances such as gas boilers, water heaters and unvented hot water cylinders.
Gas Refresher Training Day £192
A refresher course designed to assist previously trained operatives to update their existing domestic natural gas knowledge and understanding to meet the core ACS assessment requirements or to provide the required training to add scope to their qualifications, note from Monday 1st September 2022, you must have been registered on the Gas Safe Register for a minimum of 12 months to add additional appliances to your initial registration and provide evidence of training either onsite or from a training provider.
Membership of the Gas Safe register is a legal requirement for any installer wishing to carry out gas work in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey.
To register as a domestic gas installer, you must hold Core Domestic Gas Safety (CCN1) plus certification for the appliances you intend to work on.
This course is for engineers renewing their core gas qualifications ( every 5 years)
CKR1 covers gas work on all gas cooking appliances, including; free-standing and ‘slide in’ cookers, ‘built in’ hotplates, ‘built in/under’ ovens and grill units, covering; installation, commissioning, exchanging, disconnecting, servicing, attending to breakdowns and repair.
CENWAT is designed to assess the competence of a gas engineer to install, exchange, commission, disconnect, service, carry out repair and attend to breakdown of all types of gas central heating boilers and water heaters.
The course covers installation, maintenance, breakdown repair and the disconnection of gas fires and wall heaters.
Meters Initial Assessment £169
Metres Re-Assessment £109
MET1 (gas meter safety) assessment covers primary and secondary meters, up to six cubic meters per hour capacity, with a low supply pressure of less than 75 mbar.
PD Change over to permanent dwellings Initial Assessment £284
PD Change over to permanent dwellings Re-Assessment £204
CONGLP1(PD) core changeover (NG to LPG) for permanent dwellings
This Gas Safety Assessment is designed to test the gas safety competence of an operative intending to extend the work range from natural gas to liquefied petroleum gas in both domestic and commercial permanent dwellings by practical and knowledge and understanding assessment.
RPH Residential Park Homes Initial Assessment £106
RPH Residential Park Homes Re-Assessment £72
CONGLP1 (RPH) core changeover (NG to LPG) for residential park homes
This Core Gas Safety Assessment covers the competencies required to cover Liquid Petroleum Gas in Residential Park Homes (static caravans).
Install/Service Caravan Space Heaters Initial Assessment £106
Install/Service Caravan Space Heaters Re-Assessment £72
HTRLP2 Closed flue gas fires
This Gas Safety Assessment is designed to test the gas safety competence of an operative in the work of installation, exchange, disconnection, servicing, repair, breakdown and commission of closed flued liquefied petroleum gas fires by practical, knowledge and understanding assessment ( The Widney gas fires in Residential Park Homes (static caravans).
LAV Leisure Associated Vehicles Initial Assessment £97
LAV Leisure Associated Vehicles Re-Assessment £72
CONGLP1 (LAV) core changeover (NG to LPG) for leisure accommodation vehicles
This Core Gas Safety Assessment covers the competencies required to cover Liquid Petroleum Gas in Leisure Accommodation Vehicles (mobile caravans/ motorhomes)
For any enquiries, please either phone 01803 540 561 or email [email protected].