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Course information

Course Summary

This course is suitable for experienced operatives who hold a CCN1 natural gas qualification and would like to work on installations and appliances fired by LPG in permanent dwellings and other premise types.

Course Code:N9155
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:
Course Length

2 days, sessions start at 8.30am.

Places are usually available. However, please contact our office for dates and bookings. Call: 020 8394 3280 or e-mail gascentre@nescot.ac.uk or visit www.tradesatnescot.com

Course Detail

The course includes

  • Cylinder location
  • Safety requirements
  • Sizing for single controls
  • LPG supply pressure
  • Operation of and positioning emergency isolation
  • Flow controls and valves
  • Gas emergency actions and procedures
  • Installation of pipework and fittings related to LPG
  • Tightness test
  • Checking system pressures
  • Regulators
  • Under pressure and over pressure valves
  • Ventilation relating to LPG

This course combines training and assessment. Training is not a mandatory pre-requisite to assessment - you can apply just for the assessment.

Course Fees

Fees for Academic Year 2020/21 Entry

Tuition Fees: £515*

* 2 days training and assessment, including ERS certification fee

Operatives who do not need to complete all of the modules within the package should contact us for a revised price/duration of the course. gascentre@nescot.ac.uk or 020 8394 3280. Training is not a mandatory pre-requisite to assessment.

Concession: NO
Government Subsidised: NO
Student Loan Available: NO

Please note: Fees are for 2021/22 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.

Your Next Steps

This qualification will convert all existing natural gas qualifications to their equivalent LPG counterparts.

After successful completion of the course, Operatives can then undertake commission, installation, service and repair of LPG fuelled appliances in the following premise types - Permanent Dwellings (PD), Leisure Accommodation Vehicles (LAV), Residential Park Homes (RPH). The course also includes the Closed Flue Gas Fires (HTRLP2) qualification, which will allow Operatives to work on closed flue (Widney) fires, usually fitted in residential park homes and sometimes in static caravans.

Other Information

Contact Email: gascentre@nescot.ac.uk

Contact Telephone: For further information call the Academy team on: 020 8394 3280 or visitwww.tradesatnescot.com

Please note that Learning Support staff are not routinely allocated to part time courses.


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Last updated - 03/11/2021