Domestic Core CCN:1 Initial

Domestic Core CCN:1 Initial

To provide operatives with knowledge and skills relating to safety regulations, procedures and British Standards which must be applied when working on gas installations.

Entrants must be from Category 1 or 2 with relevant qualifications. The Core Domestic Gas Safety Course / assessment is in itself a pre-requisite for all the other gas assessments.

Course Duration
8 days (5 days training and 3 days assessment).

Maximum Number
8 persons

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

Written and practical test in line with ACS scheme requirements.

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive CCN:1 Core Gas Safety.

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

  • Gas Safety Legislation
  • Gas emergency actions and procedures
  • Characteristics of combustion, CO detectors and combustion performance analysis
  • Ventilation
  • Installation of pipework and fittings
  • Tightness testing and purging
  • Checking and/or setting meter regulators
  • Identifications of unsafe situations
  • The operation and positioning of emergency isolation controls and valves
  • Emergency notices and warning labels
  • Checking and setting appliance burner pressures and gas rates
  • The operation and checking of appliance gas safety devices and controls
  • Flueing / chimney standards
  • Flue / chimney testing
  • Installation of open, balanced and fan assisted flue / chimney assemblies
  • Re-establish existing gas supply and relight appliances


  • Gas safety regulations, British Standards and manufacturer’s instructions
  • Emergency actions, procedures, labels and warning notices
  • Unsafe situations, landlord checks and related documentation
  • Combustion, gas rates, burner / installation pressures
  • CO Detectors, combustion performance analysis
  • Tightness testing, purging and relighting appliances
  • Pipework and fittings
  • Operation of appliance gas safety devices and controls
  • Ventilation
  • Flueing /chimney standards, installation and testing