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CDGA1 – Commercial Direct Fired Gas Appliances

This course is for experienced operatives who already hold the Core Gas Qualification either COCN 1 or CoDNCO 1 and wish to undertake installation, commission, service, repair and break down of direct fired forced convection non-domestic heating equipment with either 100% fresh air supply or re-circulated air with forced draught or atmospheric burners.

Assessors will provide guidance, support and assistance in a realistic environment to build confidence and competence to work safely in the gas industry.

Units covered in this programme include:
– Installation requirements for indirect boilers and air heaters over 70kw.
– Dealing with unsafe situations and categorisation of the situation.
– Combustion testing.
– Incomplete combustion testing and reporting.
– Testing for products of combustion in rooms.
– Fault finding and repairs to appliances.
– Tightness testing and gas rates.

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01/08/2021 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : SHCN0010/21/AF
Level : Level 3
Duration : 4 Hours

Cost : Total Fee £110

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Course details


Assessment will be through a practical and written task to ascertain your knowledge and understanding.


This course will enable you to expand your remit of work.

Facilities and resources

Training takes place in our Gas Training Workshop which is fully equipped with up-to-date assessment technology to maintain current industry standard expectations.


Q: Is there parking on site?

A: Pay and display parking is available in the car park adjacent to the workshop. There is a charge of £1.20 for the full day.

Q: What is the start date for this course?

A: There are flexible start dates available. Please contact us for further information.

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Starting Date : 01/08/2021
Course Code : SHCN0010/21/AF North Devon campus Enquire

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