Core Domestic Natural Gas Safety

The CCN1 – Core Domestic Natural Gas Safety is a pre-requisite assessment for all other appliance assessments and covers all aspects of gas safety and legislation.

Course outcome/qualification:

Renew existing or obtain certification in order to retain or apply for Gas Safe registration.

Initial Training

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

CCN1 Core Domestic Natural Gas Safety Course Content

Safety and safety regulations
Combustion and its control
Flues and ventilation
Pressure and flow
Domestic pipework installation
Tightness testing
Training method:
Practical Workshop.

Pre-requisite knowledge/qualification:

Candidates would need to meet the requirements of Category 1 or 2 outlined below:

Candidate Categories

Category 1

Applicants who are experienced gas-fitting operatives who hold ACS, ACoPs, S/NVQ or City & Guilds Gas Qualifications and who is either seeking:

  • Initial ACS assessment
  • Re-assessment on initial ACS assessment
  • Extension of certification to include additional work range

Category 2

Application conditions require that this applicant obtains employment with a gas registered business that is willing to provide an extended period of company “in house” gas training and organisational support prior to taking the ACS assessment.

Applicants must provide evidence that they hold qualifications demonstrating competence in work activities associated with fossil fuelled appliances/equipment and/or pipe work installation. Examples of appropriate qualifications include:

  • Plumbing craft qualification or S/NVQ
  • Pipe fitter/welder craft qualification or S/NVQ
  • Heating and Ventilating craft qualification or S/NVQ
  • Refrigeration Engineer craft qualification or S/NVQ

Reassessment

Course outcome/qualification:

Renew existing certification in order to retain Gas Safe registration.

Pre-requisite knowledge/qualification:

Candidates  must have an existing ACS CCN1 qualification no more than 12 months from expiry date and meet the requirements of Category 1 outlined below:

Category 1

Applicants who are experienced gas-fitting operatives who hold ACS, ACoPs, S/NVQ or City & Guilds Gas Qualifications and who is either seeking:

  • Re-assessment on ACS assessment
  • Extension of certification to include additional work range

MOT Certification Process

Candidates undertaking reassessment are eligible for the MOT style certification process. This enables candidates to undertake reassessment up to six months prior to the expiry date of their ‘initial’ ACS certificates.

CCN1 – Core Domestic Natural Gas Safety
Outline: pre-requisite assessment for all other appliance assessments and covers all aspects of gas safety and legislation.
LocationColchester
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateContact us for dates

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