This short course is designed to update experienced gas engineers to enable them to prove their competence in the ACS assessments.

  • Core Commercial Natural Gas Safety is delivered in a classroom environment, where you will also be assessed on your knowledge of both theory and practical aspects
  • The duration is 2 days training, 1 day theory assessment and 1 day practical assessment
  • The awarding body for this course is BPEC

The Core Commercial Natural Gas Safety course comprises the following core competencies:

  • Gas safety legislation and regulations
  • Gas emergency actions
  • Controls and procedures
  • Combustion standards
  • Commercial ventilation and flueing requirements
  • Pipework installation
  • Checking and setting commercial supply and meter regulators
  • Checking and setting commercial appliance pressures
  • Appliance safety devices and controls and re-establish supplies
  • You must be an experienced gas engineer with appropriate City & Guilds/SVQ qualifications in gas, plumbing/ventilation. Candidates wishing to be reassessed are required to provide evidence of previous ACS accreditation before the assessment can take place
  • At a later date you may wish to extend your skills in domestic, LPG or commercial/industrial gas installations
  • Supervisory role as a Quality Assurance Engineer, Managing Installation Teams or Sales
  • National Gas Training and Assessment Centre, Dunfermline Campus