GAS FOUNDATION COURSE

Gas Foundation Course in Birmingham

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DATES:

15th November 2021

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Course Cost £3,450

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

The Gas Foundation Course is designed to take candidates with little or no experience and give them a good foundation of gas knowledge  as the name suggests. This gas training course is the key to your new career as a gas engineer.  Candidates who complete this course along with their Initial ACS Gas Assessment will be qualified to undertake the interview and join many other former candidates working with a major gas supplier in the industry.  We welcome candidates on this gas course, knowing they will have very successful careers and lucrative business opportunities ahead of them. You will not just gain a qualification but a skill to start earning you cash fast!​​​​​​​​



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WHAT DO I NEED TO TAKE THIS COURSE?


There is no pre- requisite qualification or knowledge required to attend this course.  You should have a good standard of english in order to be able to understand the technical aspects of the course and normal literacy and numeracy.  

HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?


The duration of the Gas Foundation Course is currently 5  weeks with an additional 12 days to be notified during the course.  This change from our previous course now incorporates the governments new Managed Learing Programme.  The course is certified by Logic certification.



Course Content

You will undertake gas training in the following areas:

  • Gas Regulations 1998 (GSIUR) including the important reg 26.9!

  • Gas Safe Technical bulletins training

  • IGEM standards training

  • Safety alerts & Industry standards updates

  • Gas Rating metric and imperial meters and learning BS 6400

  • Standing and Operating Gas Pressures and where does National Grid fit in?

  • Characteristics of Gas constituencies and analysis investigation

  • Characteristics of Combustion

  • Ventilation and the importance to combustion to BS 5440 pt2

  • Flue and Chimney understanding to BS 5440 pt 1

  • Gas Tightness Testing & Purging to IGE/UP/1B edition 3

  • Pipework Sizing using brand new methodology to BS6891-2015

  • Pipework Installation with modern materials to expected standards

  • Commissioning of Appliances to Benchmark standards

  • Servicing using manufacturers instructions and what to do in their absence 

  • Landlords Gas Safety Inspections or CP12's and the LAW

  • Unsafe situations procedure, i.e. how do I classify a given Gas situation & what do I do 

  • Gas Controls and Safety Devices - how do they work and how do I test them?

  • CPA1 - Combustion Performance testing to BS 7967:2015 [NOW MANDATORY]

  • CENWAT - All boilers & Water Heaters to BS 6798 & BS 5546, service, maintenance & installation.

  • CKR1 – Installation and Maintenance of Gas Cookers to BS 6172

  • HTR1 - Inset/Radiant & Flueless fires to BS 5871 pts 1,2,3.

  • MET1 - Secondary meters to BS 6400, installation, testing and regulations.