There are a variety of Training Courses available from New Entrant to Professional Domestic & Commercial Courses.
The following qualifications are available through our approved centres.
Fundamental Gas – Domestic
This training programme has been developed for new entrants candidates to meet the needs of industry and in compliance with IGEM/IG/1Standards of Training in Gas Work & the Gas Training Specification.To read the Domestic Natural Gas Training Specification Click here
The programme is structured so as to ensure adequate learning is undertaken in a classroom environment before the candidate begins collecting work-based evidence. The classroom-based activity will include structured learning which will be underpinned with relevant assessments both practical and written to demonstrate both understanding and application of knowledge in each key area of gas safety and/or related activities.
At the successful completion of this course, candidates should be at a level of competence to undertake their Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) core Domestic Gas Safety Assessments and any work-related appliances that may be required.
Please read the Candidates Scheme rules for further information.
ACS Gas -Domestic Natural Gas / LPG
adSkills Certification Ltd is accredited by United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for ACS (NATIONALLY ACCREDITED CERTIFICATION SCHEME FOR INDIVIDUAL GAS FITTING OPERATIVES) scheme as listed in our UKAS schedule of accreditation.
- Further ACS scheme guidance is provided in “Guidance to ACS Gas Safety Assessment Framework”.
- ACS Guidance Note 8 provides “ACS entry route and Changeover Requirements” for candidates.
- Guidance Note 8 Appendix 1 provides information on “UK Qualifications and Certificate Schemes and their Suitability for accessing ACS Assessments”
- Guidance Note 8 Appendix 2 provides information on “ UK Qualifications and Certification Schemes known NOT TO BE SUITABLE for Accessing ACS Assessments”
- Gas ACS Status Definitions document provides information on ACS Codes
- Scheme Rules (ACS)
Occasionally candidate requires a replacement certificate Note: If candidate never received their original certificate and notify us within 2 calendar months of the original certificate issue date, a replacement certificate may be issued for free., it can be requested by email or contact ACL certification team. There will be a charge of £50 for replacement certificate excluding VAT. Proof of identity is required before a replacement certificate will be issued.
For a replacement certificate, please complete the form and contact us by either telephone or email as listed above.
Complaints and Appeals
Candidates shall exhaust the assessment centres own complaints procedure where the complaint relates to centre conduct/performance if the outcome is then felt by the complainant to not have been properly addressed then it should be escalated to ACL in writing giving reasons for the complaint and outlining the expected outcome/resolution.
Complaints against ACL directly relating to personnel, conduct etc must initially be addressed to the Scheme Manager, again outlining the reasons and required outcome/resolution if the complaint is regarding the Scheme Manager then the complaint should be marked for the attention of The Impartiality Committee.
Resolution of complaints will be in writing detailing the decision and the reasons for it, the complainant will be kept appraised of the progress of the investigation etc, ACL will endeavour to resolve complaints in a timely and efficient manner.
Candidates have the right to appeal any of the following:-
- The assessment centres recommendation to not certificate but not the outcome of an assessment.
- ACL decision to not certificate
- ACL decision to withdraw or suspend certification
- The outcome of a complaint against ACL
The appellant will be required to pay a fee upfront to appeal a decision listed above if their complaint is then upheld this fee will be returned in full.
Details of the appeal procedure are available on request or from the ACL website and in the matter of the assessment centres recommendation, this should initially be raised at the assessment centre at the time of the recommendation and their internal process exhausted prior to referral to ACL.
All appeal requests must be in writing to ACL within 10 working days of the decision being appealed, clearly stating the reasons for the appeal.
ACL will keep the appellant appraised at all times and will endeavour to resolve the appeal in a timely and efficient manner. All decisions will be provided in writing giving the reasons for the decision.
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Very good training from the teachers in this centre verything is explained clearly and not rushed which allowed me to process the information better. Facilities are excellent, they offer free coffee and biscuits, which helps give me a good brain boost. Would highly recommend.