Gas Safety Assessment Centre

Oaklands College has an energy centre dedicated to conducting ACS assessments for the gas, plumbing and heating trades. 

Oaklands college student fixing gas boiler. Gas safety register logo added over image

Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS)

The introduction of the Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) on 1st August 1998 replaced the ACoP scheme for the certification of competence required by the Gas Safety (installation and use) Regulations. The scheme resulted in a national database of qualified and registered installers, managed by Gas Safe course Register.

Oaklands College has a long and successful association with the gas, plumbing and heating trades and offer courses to support those working in these industries.

Student Benefits

The energy Centre offers our students a variety of assessments, including Gas Safety Installation, Ventilation and Chimney Standards and Characteristics of Combustion, among others. Assessments are conducted by experienced professional staff, providing high quality service with prompt certification and competitive prices.

Contact Us

Find the assessment you need to take from the list below. If you get stuck, don’t worry, help is at hand just call us on 01727 737000 or email gascentrebooking@oaklands.ac.uk

Oaklands Energy Centre

For installers that have had prior training in the gas industry, we provide gas refresher training and assessment for ACS Certification.

If your certificates are being renewed, out of date, or you require an initial assessment make sure to book yourself onto one of our courses.

Installers already registered and have been gas safe for at least a year may also be looking to extend their scope and wish to add a new appliance to their portfolio.

We offer:

  • CCN1 CENWAT CKR HTR DAH MET 1 PLUS LPG CHANGEOVER, WATER REGS AND HWSS (including G3 unvented HWS).
  • We also provide training and assessment for all persons who wish to undertake their Water regulations and HWSS (also known as Unvented or G3).

Tutors at the Oaklands College Gas Centre have previously been installers with up to 30 years’ experience, and understand the demands and needs of the candidates to provide a high quality experience.

ACS Domestic Natural Gas Safety Assessments

View the list of assessments currently conducted at the college below.

Core CCN1  POA
Appliance Gas Cookers CKR1 POA
 Appliance Gas Fires HTR1 POA
 Appliance Gas Boilers and Water Heaters CENWAT POA
 Appliance Gas Domestic Warm Air Units DAH1 POA
ACS Initial CPA1 Combustion Performance Analysis of Domestic Appliances POA
Initial Assessment MET1 Domestic Gas Meters (ACS Meters) POA
Core CCN1 inclusive of CPA1 POA
 Core CCN1 plus Gas Cookers plus 1 Appliance (e.g. CKR1) POA
 Core CCN1 plus Gas Cookers plus 2 Appliances (e.g. CKR1 Gas Water Heaters and Boilers CENWAT) POA
 Core CCN1 plus Gas Cookers plus 3 Appliances (eg.CKR1, Gas Water Heaters and Boilers CENWAT and Gas Fires HTR1) POA
 Core CCN1 plus Gas Cookers plus 4 Appliances (eg.CKR1, Gas Water Heaters and Boilers CENWAT, Gas Fires HTR1 and Domestic Warm Air Units DAH1 POA
Re-Assessment CKR1 Domestic Gas Cookers POA
 Re-Assessment CENWAT Domestic Gas Boilers and Water Heaters POA
 Re-Assessment HTR1 Domestic Gas Fires POA
 Re-Assessment DAH1 Domestic Warm Air Heaters POA
 Re-Assessment CPA1 Combustion Performance Analysis POA
 Re-Assessment MET1 Domestic Gas Meters POA

ACS LPG Safety Assessments

View the list of assessments currently conducted at the college below.

Initial LPG Change Over with Permanent Dwellings CoNGLP1PD POA
 Additional LPG Categories LAV Leisure Accommodation Vehicles POA
 Additional LPG Categories RPH Residential Park Homes POA
 Additional LPG Categories HTRLP2 POA
Re Assessment LPG Change Over with Permanent Dwellings CoNGLP1PD POA
 Additional LPG Categories LAV Leisure Accommodation Vehicles POA
 Additional LPG Categories RPH Residential Park Homes POA
 Additional LPG Categories B Boats, Yachts and Barges POA
Initial Unvented Hot Water System Safety Training /Assessment 2 Day Course POA
 Re Assessment Unvented Hot Water System Safety 1 day Course POA
Water Regulation Advisory Scheme WRAS 1 Day course & Water Regulations Training/Assessment POA

Found the course you're looking for?

Email gascentrebooking@oaklands.ac.uk quoting the assessment you’re interested in and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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