We teach high-quality Gas Engineer courses to hundreds of people a year! Here at Able skills we have been training people looking to enter the trade industry for 20-years. If you are looking to complete your ACS assessment or an ACS Reassessment we can assess both your practical skills and theory knowledge and help you on your way to Gas Safe Registration.

Gas Safety is very important. We take it very seriously at our centre. Here in the UK, the public is kept safe through the Gas Safe Register. The Gas Safe Register is a list of businesses that are legally permitted to carry out gas work under the trading name that they have registered with. Every one who wants to work with gas appliances of any kind need to be registered by law.

What is an ACS Assessment?

The Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) is the industry recognised and accepted route for experienced gas operatives to gain the certificate of competence needed to become a member of the Gas Safe Register. The assessment is made up of different tests specific to certain types of appliances such as domestic cookers and incudes a core gas safety test.

How do our courses work?

At our centre we offer a complete range of Gas Engineer courses including ACS Assessments. To start you will need your National Insurance number and 2 recent colour photographs. The assessments are then based on which appliances you have evidence of with your portfolio. For example if you can show that you've worked on central heating boilers along side a registered engineer then you can take on the CENWAT test and so on.

Your ACS Assessments will always include CCN1, the core gas safety element which is compulsory and must be achieved before any further assessment can be undertaken. This will take up to 5-days to complete and will include some refresher information and a mix of testing both your theory and practical skills through online tests, written tests and hands on tasks within our workshops.

CCN 1/CPA1:Core Gas SafetyUp to 5 Days – Reassessment£450.00
CCN 1 + 4:Core Gas Safety & 4 Appliances (inc CPA1)Up to 5 Days – Reassessment£695.00
CENWAT 1:Central Heating BoilersMaximum 1 Day£120.00
CPA 1:Combustion Performance AnalysisMaximum 1 Day£120.00
CKR 1:Domestic CookersMaximum 1 Day£120.00
HTR 1:Gas Fires and Wall HeatersMaximum 1 Day£120.00
MET 1:MetersMaximum 1 Day£120.00
DAH 1:Warm Air Heating AppliancesMaximum 1 Day£120.00

If candidates fail to achieve the required level of competency in either the practical or theory assessment, it may be necessary for them to re-sit the sections which they have failed. If this situation arises an additional cost may be incurred. Once completed you will be able to go and register with Gas Safe!

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Your card will look like this. It identifies you as a legal Gas Engineer and shows your unique ID number in the center which can be checked online for legitimacy online by customers and employers.

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This is the back of an example Gas Safe ID. As you can see the back will represent the appliances you can legally work on based on the assessments you have completed during your ACS!

Ready to book your assessment?

Ready to book your ACS assessment or ACS Reassessment? Give us a call on 01322 280 202 we are more than happy to answer any questions you have and arrange a date for you to start. As you can see in the table above the mandatory CCN 1, core safety test takes 5-days and costs £450. You can then pick and choose any additional exams you would like to complete. We look forward to helping you achieve your ACS!

Looking to start a career in the industry?

Thinking about learning the trade? We can help you become a professional Gas Engineer from scratch! We offer courses specifically designed for New entrants. Initially, during our New Entrant Gas Training Package 2, for example, you will get stuck in to 7-weeks of hands-on practical experience mixed with classroom sessions focusing on the theory side of the trade.

Get in touch with our team:

If you would like some more information about our range of Gas Engineer courses contact us over the phone on 01322 280 202. We are happy to answer any questions that you have and generally provide guidance on how the journey to becoming a Gas Engineer works.

Alternatively, you can contact us via email on info@ableskills.co.uk or you are welcome to come and visit our office in person to discuss our range of Gas Engineer courses. We are open 7-days-a-week between the hours of 8:30 - 16:30!

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