ACS Domestic Gas Appliances: Initial Training

What is special about this course?

The aim of this course is to provide gas operatives with their initial Gas Applicances certificates making them eligible for Gas Safe registration.

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Entry requirements

Candidates must be valid ACS/CORGI (CCN1) card holders, be approved for one or more of the specialist subjects CENWAT; CKR1; HTR1; DAH1, and must produce an original copy of their ACS certificate.

The course is in two sections. The training section will prepare individuals to confidently complete the appliances assessments.

The assessment section involves the candidate under taking a series of practical checks to a standard that confirms competence in carrying out work safely.

Please note that the training section of this course is not compulsory. You could choose to attend for assessment only. In practice only an extremely small number of candidates take this route and we do recommend you attend training immediately in advance of your assessment.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Face-to-face
  • Part-time

How long will my course last?

3 Days

How will I be assessed?

Training Monday all day and Tuesday morning for group of six

Assessment Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday all day for first group of three

Assessment Thursday all day and Friday morning for second group of three


Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of the assessments candidates will renew the following certificates as appropriate:

  • CENWAT    Domestic gas water and heater appliances and Domestic gas fired central heating boilers
  • CKR1          Domestic gas cooking appliances
  • HTR1          Domestic gas fires and wall heaters
  • DAH1          Domestic gas fired ducted air heater

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for ACS Domestic Gas Appliances: Initial Training

Applications are to be made through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI, The Team can also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273307.

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