Suitable for plumbing and heating engineers that hold a Level 2 NVQ in Plumbing and have been working alongside an experienced GasSafe registered engineer.
The candidate will be assessed in the following areas:
Gas safety legislation and standards
Gas emergency actions and procedures
Products and characteristics of combustion (inc. combustion performance analysis)
Installation of pipework and fittings
Tightness testing and purging
Checking and/or setting meter regulators
Emergency notices and warning labels
Operation and positioning of emergency isolation controls and valves
Checking and setting appliance burner pressures and gas rates
Operation and checking of appliance gas safety devices and controls
Chimney inspection and testing
Installation of open balanced and fan assisted chimneys
Re-establish existing gas supply and relight appliances
Inspect, test, commission and maintain gas appliances
For the initial CCN1 assessment candidates must meet the entry requirements as laid out in guidance note 8 for category 2, and 3 entrants
Delivery Method: 5 days training and 3-5 days assessment.
Assessment: Assessment is carried out using a variety of assessment methods including multiple choice, short written response and scenario questions and observed practical assessment.
Expiry: 5 years. Candidates can undertake the re-assessment of any element up to 6 months early without losing any time (MOT Style). Previous certificates must be produced at the time of assessment as evidence.