ACS Assessments!


Ready to take you ACS assesment? Most individuals undertaking Initial ACS will be doing so for the first time, having undertaken a comprehensive programme of learning and work placement. ACS or The Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme, simply, is a competency test for aspiring Gas Engineers and is a requirement anybody looking to become Gas Safe Registered!


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Gas Training Courses at Able Skills


What is the course you offer?


Here at Able Skills, we offer a comprehensive course that will allow you to take whatever domestic aspects you choose, remember that if you haven't been tested on a specific aspect, for example, Central Heating Boilers doing work on them is illegal as you will need to complete an assessment on every appliance you work with! In all areas of gas work, there is a core gas safety assessment which must be achieved before an individual appliance assessment can be undertaken.


Here is a list of the appliances in our Initial ACS assessment course:


  • CCN 1/CPA1: Core Gas Safety
  • CENWAT 1: Central Heating Boilers
  • CPA 1: Combustion Performance Analysis
  •  CKR 1: Domestic Cookers
  • HTR 1: Gas Fires and Wall Heaters
  • MET 1: Meters
  • DAH 1: Warm Air Heating Appliances


How do I become 'Gas Safe Registered'?


Firstly, complete this course and gain ACS certificates in the areas of work in which you would like to be 'Gas Safe Registered'. Next, it's time to apply, you can do this is a few ways including online or through downloading, printing and filling out an application form. See here for more information on the application process.

Now there is a probation period once you have become registered, during this time you must keep a record of all gas work carried out for Gas Safe Register to inspect. Certain tasks, like the installation of an appliance, must be notified to Gas Safe Register as detailed in the rules of registration.


Ready to Enrol?


Ready to get involved? If you are interested in taking an ACS assessment or any of the Gas courses that we offer here at our training centre, then do not hesitate to get in contact with us. You can talk to a representative in a few ways, firstly, give us a call on 0808 100 3245. Otherwise, if you would rather speak to a representative in person then come on down, we have an open policy and encourage candidates to come in unannounced, we will show you around, answer questions and provide advice on the best route towards becoming a Gas Safe Engineer!

Unit K5, Riverside Industrial Estate, Riverside Way, Dartford DA1 5BS


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