The candidate will be assessed in the following areas:
Gas safety legislation and standards
Gas emergency actions and procedures
Products and characteristics of combustion (including combustion performance analysis)
Characteristics of LPG
Operation and positioning of emergency isolation, flow control and valves for cylinders
Cylinder location, safety and sizing
Installation of pipework and fittings
Tightness testing and purging (PD, LAV and RPH)
Tightness testing and purging (B)
Unsafe situations, use of emergency notices and warning labels
Operation and checking of appliance gas safety devices and controls
Chimney inspection and testing
Installation of open, closed, balanced and fan assisted chimneys
Re-establish existing gas supply and relight appliances.
For the initial assessment candidates must meet the entry requirements as laid out in guidance note 8 for category 1, 2, and 3 entrants (see ACS scheme rules).
For reassessment candidates must have held the element previously. If this has expired within 12 months of the assessment date, the initial assessment must be undertaken.
This would have an equivalence to Level 3 qualifications.