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Domestic Gas Meter Installer Diploma.

Course Overview:

The aim of this course is provide the necessary training, assessment, skills and knowledge for those looking to work
within the Domestic Gas Meter Installation industry.

Who is this training course for?

This programme is ideal for New Entrants who wish to pursue a career in domestic gas
meter / smart meter installation.

Course Duration:

In-House Training and Assessment can be undertaken at either 4 weeks full time study or 26 weeks part time
study. Candidates will also need to provide an On-Site Evidence portfolio which takes around 6 to 8 weeks.

Topic Areas Covered:

? Gas safety Legislation and standards.   ? Ventilation.
? Combustion.                             ? Chimney Standards.
? Emergency Controls and Valves.          ? Unsafe situations.
? Pipework.                               ? Emergency actions and procedures.
? Testing & Purging.                      ? Meter Installation and exchange.
? Checking and setting meter regulators.

Training & Assessment methods:

Candidates will be assessed both practically and theoretically throughout the duration of this course. All text books to
accompany this course are provided.

Course Achievements:

Successful candidates will be awarded fully accredited Cert-ain Domestic Gas Meter Diploma certification.

Progression Routes:

Successful candidates will be able to progress onto the ACS Assessments CMA1 (Core Meter Assessment - Limited
Scope) and MET1 (Meters) which on successful completion would allow them to register with Gas Safe.

Additional Information:

Candidates are required to attend our purpose built Gas Training and Assessment Centre and undertake all 'off the
job' assessments in accordance with the course criteria. Once you have completed the in house training sessions,
you will also be required to complete the 'on the job' evidence from your placement. When you have collected
sufficient 'on the job' evidence, you will be eligible to undertake the initial ACS CMA1 Once the ACS assessments are
successfully completed, you will be able to register with Gas Safe or seek employment with a Gas Safe Registered
company as an operative.

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