Are you looking to gain an ACS qualification?

It is a requirement that gas engineers need to hold an ACS certificate which needs to be re-assessed every five years.

If you would like to work as a domestic gas installer then you must hold Domestic Gas Safety CCN1 qualification, plus certification for the appliances you work on.

Gas Safe Register membership is a legal requirement for carrying out any gas work in the UK.

Pre-requisites for ACS certification

Candidates wishing to undertake Initial assessment and training must hold a recognised qualification e.g. NVQ level 3 (with natural gas element) or a Foundation Gas certificate.

Cost of ACS Training & Initial Assessment

£895

Price includes study material, training manuals, registration and assessment.

Payment plans are available.

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What you will be assessed on

The ACS assessment scheme covers a range of sectors within the downstream gas industry: Domestic, LPG.

Candidates will be assessed on core gas safety CCN1 followed by a range of appliances: CENWAT (central heating boilers and water heaters), CKR1 (cookers) and HTR1 (space heaters/fires).

ACS Initial Assessment and Training Course contents

  • Gas pipework and fittings
  • Gas safety legislation
  • Characteristics of combustion
  • Standing, operating pressure and gas rates
  • The positioning of emergency controls and procedures
  • Tightness testing and purging
  • Checking and setting meter regulates
  • Ventilation requirements
  • Flues
  • Gas safety devices and controls
  • Unsafe situations and notices
  • Re-establishing gas supplies

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How will you be assessed during the Course?

Assessment will consist of up to 7 days including 2/3 days of training.

  • Gas safety multiple choice exam papers.
  • Flues and Ventilation multiple choice exam paper.
  • Legislation multiple choice paper
  • Space Heaters and Fires (HTR1) multiple choice exam papers.
  • Central Heating and Water Heaters (CENWAT) multiple choice exam paper.
  • Cookers (CKR1) multiple choice exam paper.
  • Followed by practical assessments.

Accreditation of North West Business Training ACS Initial Training and Assessment

North West Business Training Gas Assessment is fully accredited by BPEC.

BPEC is a specialised provider of industry-recognised qualifications, assessments, short courses, and learning materials.

Why choose North West Business Training?

  • Supported by the established excellence of Burnley College, the Number 1 College in England*
  • Specialist, highly-qualified Tutors with extensive professional experience and knowledge
  • Fully-equipped training suites and workshops with the latest, industry-standard tools, equipment, IT and materials
  • Bespoke training opportunities and individual attention to ensure training needs are met
  • Ample, free on-site car parking and easy access to public transport
  • Ongoing support from knowledgeable and experienced staff.

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How to get to North West Business Training, Burnley?

We are centrally located, single campus in Burnley, with easy access to the motorway network, and close to all the local amenities and transport links. We have ample and secure parking available for those that choose to travel by car, please use the postcode BB12 0AN for Satellite Navigation. If you prefer to use public transport we are short distance from the following:

  • TRAIN

    Burnley Central Station (5 minutes)

    Manchester Road Train Station (15 minutes)

  • BUS

    We are a short distance from Burnley Central Bus Station, average travel time from all major towns shown below:

    • Colne Central (33 minutes)
    • Barnoldswick (48 minutes)
    • Rossendale (42 minutes)
    • Blackburn (31 minutes)
    • Accrington (30 minutes)
    • Hyndburn (47 minutes)

    More information and an interactive map is available on our website https://www.burnley.ac.uk/Contact-Us.