We are still accepting applications for September 2020 starts.

Our campuses remain closed for the foreseeable future 

Easter Closure and return to study

The College will be closed from Saturday 4th April to Tuesday 14th April (inclusive), there will be no work set for classroom based courses over this normal 2 week holiday period, however we will be returning to remote working on Wednesday 15th April for staff to continue to prepare online learning and resources.

UCC students and Apprentices will return to their online remote learning on Monday 20th April.

Further Education students will return to online remote learning on Wednesday 22nd April. This delay is to allow teaching staff to prepare materials for the next few weeks of online learning on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April.

Commercial Tightness Testing, Strength Testing and Purging

TPCP1/1A – Testing and purging commercial pipework

On completion delegates will be able to make the gas connection to commercial pipework in excess of 28mm diameter, requiring the system to be proved gas tight and purged of air.

TPCP1 is specifically focused on systems greater than 1m3 in volume and follows the requirements of IGE/UP/1.

TPCP1a is specifically focused on systems smaller than 1m3 in volume and follows the requirements of IGE/UP/1a.

This course requires one day training and is followed by a one day assessment

Course outcome/qualification:

To prove competence with Testing and Purging of commercial gas installations and gain qualification to enable registration with Gas Safe to this effect.

Pre-requisite knowledge/qualification:

Candidates must currently hold and provide evidence of existing commercial Core or Changeover Natural Gas Safety qualifications:

CODNCO1 Domestic to Commercial Natural Gas Changeover or COCN1 Commercial Natural Gas Safety (full or limited scope)

TPCP1/1a - Commercial Tightness Testing, Strength Testing & Purging
Course Outline: On completion delegates will be able to make the gas connection to commercial pipework in excess of 28mm diameter
LocationColchester
DurationThis course requires one day training and is followed by a one day assessment
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateContact us for dates

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