Direct Gas Appliances (CDGA:1)

Direct Gas Appliances (CDGA:1)

To provide operatives with the theoretic knowledge to safely, strip down, maintain / repair and re-commission commercial appliances fitted with both atmospheric and forced draught burners.

Candidates must have a current certificate for CORT1, CIGA1 and ICAE1 which is within 3 months of the issue date.

Course Duration
½ day (assessment only).

Maximum Number
8 persons

Training Aids
Lecture notes, audio visual presentation and a range of domestic gas appliances and models.

The learner will be assessed by a written and practical test in line with ACS scheme requirements.

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive CDGA:1 Commission and Service of Direct Fired Heaters qualification.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact:


On successful completion of this course learners will be able to demonstrate competence in relation to:

  • Ventilation standards and air change requirements
  • Inspection of the installation
  • Restrictions for use of direct fired heaters
  • Strip down, service / repair the appliance
  • Commission the appliance
  • Commissioning / servicing reports