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

  • The duration is one day training and one day assessment
  • Liquid petroleum gas (changeover) permanent dwellings, residential park homes, and leisure accommodation vehicles is delivered in a classroom environment. You will also be assessed in the college on your knowledge of both theory and practical aspects
  • The awarding body for this course is Construction Skills


  • Gas Assessment Centre, Halbeath Campus, Pittsburgh Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8DY

Liquid petroleum gas (changeover) permanent dwellings, residential park homes and leisure accommodation vehicles comprises of the following core competencies:

  • Gas safety regulations
  • LPG origin and properties
  • Safety with LPG
  • Pipe sizing
  • Pressure loss calculations
  • Pipe installation
  • Soundness testing
  • Ventilation caravans
  • Practical exercises
  • Types of regulators and faults
  • Air tests and pressure lost tests
  • Experienced gas engineers with appropriate City & Guilds/SVQ qualifications in gas, plumbing/ventilation
  • Those wishing to be reassessed are required to present evidence of previous ACS accreditation to the centre before the assessment can take place
  • Supervisory role as a quality assurance engineer, managing installation teams or sales