Our trainers and assessors are experienced engineers who have worked in the industry for many years and will help you achieve the various ACS courses and assessments that enable you to meet the Gas Safety Installation and Use Regulation requirements.
Operatives are classified by the amount of training and experience, which relates to the level of assessment and/or training required.
In order to complete an ACS assessment you are required to meet certain criteria, as below:
Training & Assessment requirements
Category 1 - experienced professionals
You are regarded as an experienced gas fitting operative. As long as your assessment is less than 12 months out then you can be assessed although we recommend refresher training is taken.
Category 2 - Level 2 or 3 professionals
You are regarded as holding a nationally recognised qualification. You will need to provide us with evidence of your:
- Written evidence of 'on the job' training in:
- gas installation
Category 3 - unqualified
You are regarded as new to the gas industry. You are required to carry out on the job training with a Gas Safe registered company and ACS Initial training course.
What our candidates say
"Excellent all round experience, lecturing and assessment both clear and concise delivered by very fair and knowledgeable professionals would highly recommend Canterbury Gas Assessment Centre"
‘Assessors and staff were extremely helpful and friendly, very knowledgeable who provided excellent instruction, I would recommend it to anyone who is in the gas industry’
‘I achieved my CCN1 and appliance Gas Re-assessment at Canterbury College and found it to be an excellent teaching and assessment centre, the Lecturers are very professional and knowledgeable and go the extra mile to help you achieve.’
‘The CCN1 and appliance training was challenging and rewarding, the assessment itself both thorough and fair. For any gas engineer who aims to be at the top of their game then I can personally recommend the Gas Centre at Canterbury College.’