ACS Gas Training and Assessments
in South Wales
Whether you are looking for new entrant training, ACS initial assessment or reassessment, renewable energy, other specialist gas training or maybe a change from domestic to commercial we have the course for you.
Our state of the art training centre based in Bedwas, Caerphilly, South Wales provides candidates with the facilities to learn and take assessments in an environment that is indicative of today’s standards in both domestic and commercial and renewable installations. All of our training is delivered by time served gas engineers that understand the challenges faced by tradesmen and women working in todays market filled with emerging technology that other providers may not cover in their training. Our facilities and programmes in Domestic, Commercial and renewable installations are testimony to this.
We don’t just concentrate on assessments, as standard practice we offer help with planning your route to gas certification, advice on funding, best prices on all of our training courses and assessments and an efficient service with full help and guidance if you need it after you have completed your assessments.
Call AquaGas today on 01495 722 123 and discover your new training partner.
Category 1 Candidate
A fully experienced gas operative possessing a gas fitting qualification or certificates of gas safety competence.
You can book any of our courses.
Category 2 Candidate
A Category 2 candidate is a candidate: –
already involved in a trade associated with gas work, e.g., plumbing.
- who holds a nationally recognised qualification e.g., NVQ or City & Guilds craft certificate for the associated trade association.
- who has ‘on the job’ experience working with a suitably qualified gas engineer.
- Evidence of qualifications held will require to be produced.
To meet the Category 2 requirements the candidate will be required to provide written evidence confirming ‘On the Job’ experience of gas Installation and/or maintenance under the direct supervision of a competent operative employed by a business that is authorised by the Gas Safe Register.
Category 3 Candidate
A candidate new to the Gas Industry (or UK Gas Industry) may gain entry through our Pathway To Gas course.
Ideally candidates should have an engineering or trade background, however this is not essential as full training and support is available before during and after you have taken your course and associated assessments.
Candidates will require to be sponsored by an employer who can support their training and provide ongoing work experience.
Candidates’ suitability for the course will be assessed on their individual circumstances. As a first step we would therefore suggest that they contact us on 01495 722 123 for an informal discussion.
A limited Scope Candidate is an operative who requires partial qualification to work in a non-domestic gas environment, e.g., to work as a pipe fitter.
The candidate would be restricted from attaining full competence, and would require the assistance of a qualified engineer to complete his duties to the required regulatory standard i.e., the candidate cannot work with or connect appliances to a live gas supply.
Each candidate would be assessed individually and should contact us to discuss their circumstances.