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

  • Two days training, one day theory assessment and one day practical assessment
  • 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 awarding body for this course is BPEC


  • National Gas Training and Assessment Centre, Halbeath Campus, Fife College, Pittsburgh Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8DY

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
  • Those wishing to be reassessed are required to provide evidence of previous ACS accreditation before the assessment can take place

Supervisory role as a:

  • Quality assurance engineer
  • Manager of installation or sales teams