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ACS Retraining + Reassessment (FC)

(SCQF level 6)

Engineering, Energy & Gas, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

30th Apr 2019, 2 weeks

30th Apr 2019, 2 weeks

Day(s):

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Time:

17:00 - 21:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 778

Overview

A course for operatives in the Gas Industry to renew their 5-year Certificate of Competence, it will also cover appliance re-assessment on the following skills: DAH1 CENWAT HTR 1 CKR1.

The scheme will assess operative competence to carry out gas work safely either through:

  • Initial Assessment - available to operatives taking the specific assessment(s) in the ACS Gas Scheme for the first time.
  • Reassessment - available to those operatives renewing certificate(s) previously issued under the ACS or ACS - aligned.

Please note: 

  • Course cost for reassessment is £795
  • Course cost for Initial Assesment £1100

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

Gas Services NVQ/SVQ, providing the following conditions are met:

  • ACS certificates - the expired date of the ACS certificate(s) is within 12 months of the start date of the reassessment.
  • NVQ/SVQ certificates - the date of issue of the aligned gas services NVQ/SVQ certificate is within 72 months of the start date of the reassessment.

Note: If either of the dates above is beyond the specified period, the applicant can only be assessed under the arrangements for initial assessment.

What you study

Full and complete "refresher" training on the ACS reassessment and appliances as required.

Mandatory units include:

Unit 1: Design natural gas systems.

Unit 2: Specify programmes for working on natural gas systems.

Unit 3: Plan the work activities for natural gas systems and components.

Unit 4: Commision & decommission natural gas systems.

  • Pipework.
  • Cooking and laundry.
  • Space heating and leisure.
  • Central heating and water heating.
  • Warm air and water heating.
  • Meters.

Unit 7: Maintain safe working environment for all natural gas related work.

Unit 8: Establish, maintain and develop effective working relationships with others for all natural gas related work.

Unit 9: Contribute to the improvement of business products and services for natural gas related work.

Unit 10: Apply gas safety measures to domestic natural gas related work activities.

Unit 14: Install complex natural gas system and components.

  • Pipework.
  • Cooking and laundry.
  • Space heating and leisure.
  • Central heating and water heating.
  • Warm air and water heating.
  • Meters.

Unit 15: Sevice and maintain complex natural gas systems and components.

  • Cooking and laundry.
  • Space heating and leisure.
  • Central heating and water heating.
  • Warm air and water heating.
  • Meters.

Teaching

How the course is taught

A mixture of theory and practical tasks.

Assessment methods

Written and practical examinations.

Additional Information

Dress code

Work uniform, safety PPE whilst on practical tasks.

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    30th Apr 2019, 2 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
    Time:
    17:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 778