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MET1 Initial Assessment

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills relating to the installation, exchange, removal and commissioning of gas meters.

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:
– Gas Safety Legislation
– Installation of pipework and fittings
– Test for tightness
– Checking and/or setting meter regulations
– Identification of unsafe situations
– The operation and positioning of emergency controls
– Emergency notices and warning labels
– The operation and checking of gas safety devices and controls
– Flue testing
– Installation of open, balanced and fan assisted flue assemblies
– Gas emergency actions and procedures
– Characteristics of combustion
– Ventilation
– Re-establish existing gas supply and re-light appliances

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01/08/2021 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : SHCN0049/21/AF
Level : Level 3
Duration : 4 Hours

Cost : Total Fee £99

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Course details


The course involves a theory assessment after your initial training session.

Entry Requirements

You must be a fully qualified Gas Engineer to enrol upon this course, holding a current CCN1 certificate.


This course will enable you to safely and legally install and remove gas meters, expanding your scope 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 : SHCN0049/21/AF North Devon campus Enquire

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