Gas Fires & Wall Heaters (HTR:1)

To provide operatives with knowledge and skill relating to installation, exchange, disconnection service and repair of domestic gas fires and wall heaters.

Candidates must hold a current certificate of competence in Core Domestic Gas Safety and CPA1 before they can undertake this assessment.

Course Duration
1 day (½ day training and ½ day assessment).

Maximum Number
2 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 HTR:1 Gas Fires and Wall Heaters certification.

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

  • Check open flue system

  • Install radiant type appliances

  • Install inset type appliances

  • Install balanced / fan assisted type appliances

  • Commissioning

  • Service and identify faults on Radiant and Inset type appliances


  • Gas safety regulations, British Standards and manufacturer’s instructions

  • Installation requirements, suitable positions, suitable connections

  • Operation of safety components and controls

  • Appliance servicing

  • Recognition of appliance defects

  • Ventilation requirements

  • Flue, chimney testing and terminal positions

  • Fuel bed arrangements

  • Appliance commissioning checks

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