Appliance Training & Initial Assessment (CENWAT1, CKR1, HTR1, MET1)

Duration: 1-1.5 days training (depending on appliance) & 1/2 day assessment per appliance


From £225

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If you are a gas operative or engineer, you must have a valid and current certificate of competence for working on any domestic gas appliance. This is a legal requirement.

You can achieve this by undertaking the relevant appliance Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) assessment via this course.

To take this course, you must hold a valid and current CCN1 Gas Core Safety Certificate, or the equivalent NVQ Level 2 or Diploma Level 3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance.

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What you'll learn

You will gain the knowledge and understanding you need to install, service and fault find individual appliances.

If you complete this course successfully you'll receive a certificate of competence that will allow you to carry out work on the appliances assessed for.

Course Details


ACS Element

Training Duration

Assessment Duration

Boilers & Water Heaters


1.5 Days

½ Day

Gas Fires


1.5 Days

½ Day



1 Day

½ Day



1 Day

½ Day

When and where does the course run?

Courses run throughout the year at either our Watford or Stevenage centres. Contact us to find out when the next one starts or to get on the waiting list.

How is the course taught?

You will learn at one of our centres with hands-on, practical training. We have two Hertfordshire training centres to choose from, one in Stevenage and one in Watford.

How is the course assessed?

You will be assessed with a multiple-choice test and practical assessments.

Are there any entry requirements?

Do I need any materials or equipment to take the course?

Yes. You will need:

  1. An up to date CCN1 Gas Core Safety Manual, as well as manuals for the appliances you have chosen for assessment.
  2. Pens, paper and a calculator.

All other tools and equipment required for training and practical workshops are provided by the centre.

You will also be required to dress appropriately.

Are there any entry requirements?


How much does this course cost?

1 Appliance - £225

2 Appliances - £375

3 Appliances - £500

4 Appliances - £615

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