LPG ACS Permanent Dwellings Extension to scope

With the introduction of IGE/IG1,Guidance Note 8 (GN8) for ACS has been reviewed and amended. GN 8 now requires all new entrants to the gas industry to undertake appropriate training and on site experience. The revision to GN8 also includes new pre- requisite training requirements for experienced operatives intending to extend their scope or range of certification.

LPG ACS Permanent Dwellings Extension to scope

  • Course overview

    CCTS LPG ACS Extension to scope is designed for experienced operatives (With over 6 months Gas Safe Registration) who wish to add ACS LPG Categories to their portfolio. Persons wishing  to work on LPG fired appliances in permanent dwellings and other premise types are required to undergo Theory & Real Work Environment (RWE) training, followed by assessment by an independent assessor. Candidates can choose from a range of ACS Code  options including: -

    CONGLP1 - PD - Changeover domestic natural gas to domestic LPG - Permanent Dwellings

    CONGLP1 - RPH - Changeover domestic natural gas to domestic LPG - Residential Park Homes

    CONGLP1 - LAV - Changeover domestic natural gas to domestic LPG - Leisure Vehicles (Static)

    Learning outcomes and Training times have been devised and set out in conjunction with the requirements of IGEM/IG/1 and GN8 Appendix 3

    This course includes registration, Manual, training, assessment and the certification fee.

    Candidates can choose to carryout In dependant assessments during a later course if they feel they require additional study time. 

    If you do not see the ACS code you require. please contact our Customer Service Team on 02890739418  (option 1) for further advice.


  • Entry Requirements

    Operatives must have been registered with Gas Safe Register for over 6 months and hold either the Core Domestic Natural Gas Safety (CCN1) or Core Commercial Gas Safety (COCN1).

    Also operatives must hold the domestic natural gas qualification for LPG appliance types that they wish to work on.

    For example, to work on a an LPG fired cooker on a boat, operatives must hold the following:

    • Core Domestic Gas Safety (CCN1)
    • Cookers (CKR1)
    • LPG Changeover (CONGLP1)
    • Boats (CONGLP1-B)
  • Do I need this course?

    The LPG Changeover and Categories course is for experienced operatives who wish to undertake commission, installation, service and repair of LPG appliances in permanent dwellings, Residential Park Homes or fixed Leisure Vehicles (e.g. Static Caravans)

  • Course content/Syllabus

    Module 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas.
    Knowledge, Understanding and Performance Module.

    15.1 External to property
    1. Vessel and cylinder safety requirements
    2. Vessel and cylinder siting
    3. Fire precautions and emergency procedures
    4. Pipework; including metallic and polyethylene
    5. Safety and LPG relevant legislation
    6. System design, pressure and flow control
    7. Vapour pressure and temperature relationship
    8. Commissioning and decommissioning cylinders and pipework
    9. Pressure and leak testing

    15.2 Internal to property
    1. Appliance installation and location requirements
    2. Characteristics of LPG
    3. Fault diagnosis
    4. Flues and ventilation
    5. Safety and relevant legislation
    6. Service and maintenance of appliances

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  • ACS Guidance Note 8/8A