Gas Safety CCN1 and Appliance Course (Re-assessment)
ACS – Core Domestic Natural Gas Safety and Appliances (CCN1) – Re-assessment
CCN1 is required for any operative wishing to work on domestic gas installations and appliances. CCN1 and any associated appliances are are required to be re-sat every 5 years and now are run as an MOT style which means you can resit them up to 6 months before expiry without losing any time. Previous certificates must be produced at the time of assessment as evidence – Course Duration – 4 / 5 Days
|Course||Price (ex VAT)|
|CKR1 – Cookers||£80|
|CENWAT – Central Heating Boilers and Water Heaters||£80|
|HTR1 – Space Heaters (Gas Fires)||£80|
(the price includes all training material, training, assessment, certification fees and free lunch)
This course is valid for up to 5 years.
Previous certificates must be produced at the time of assessment as evidence.
The candidate will be assessed in the following areas:-
- Gas safety legislation and standards.
- Gas emergency actions and procedures.
- Products and characteristics of combustion (inc. combustion performance analysis)
- Installation of pipework and fittings.
- Tightness testing and purging.
- Checking and/or setting meter regulators.
- Unsafe situations, emergency notices and warning labels.
- Operation and positioning of emergency isolation controls and valves.
- Checking and setting appliance burner pressures and gas rates.
- Operation and checking of appliance gas safety devices and controls.
- Chimney Standards.
- Chimney inspection and testing.
- Installation of open, balanced and fan assisted chimneys.
- Re-establish existing gas supply and relight appliances.
- Inspect, test, commission and maintain gas appliances (Re-assessment only).
For the initial CCN1 assessment candidates must meet the entry requirements, of which details provided upon request as there are many routes into CCN1
For re-assessment candidates must have held the element previously – if this has expired within 12 months of the assessment date the initial assessment must be undertaken.
The CCN1 core domestic gas safety certificate has an equivalence to a Level 3 QCF qualification in the gas utilisation sector (which is also aligned to ACS) and satisfies the same gas safety criteria leading to a certificate of competence recognised by the Gas Safe Register
Assessment is carried out using a variety of assessment methods including multiple choice, short written response and scenario questions and observed practical assessment