Non-Domestic Gas Core Safety & Pipework (Compulsory Module)

The aim of this module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to safely carry out non-domestic gas appliance installation, maintenance and pipework inspections in accordance with applicable standards, legislation and guidelines, whilst working on their own initiative or in a supervisory capacity.

On successful completion of this course the participants will have acquired an extensive insight into non-domestic gas safety and pipework and will have the acquired the skills and knowledge to safely carry out non-domestic gas works.

Unit 1: Introduction
Unit 2: Legislation and Standards
Unit 3: Health & Safety Regulations
Unit 4: Combustion
Unit 5: Ventilation
Unit 6: Chimneys and Flues
Unit 7: Pipework System Installation and Commissioning
Unit 8: Strength Testing, Tightness Testing and Purging
Unit 9: LPG Storage and Distribution
Unit 10: Maintenance and Repair
Unit 11: Electrical Testing and Safety (including 3 phase)
Unit 12: Practical Workshop

Entry Requirements:
Applicants for the programme must already hold one of the following qualifications:
Level 6 Advanced Craft Certificate in Plumbing,
Level 6 Advanced Craft Certificate in Electrical,
Level 6 Advanced Craft Certificate in Pipefitting,
Level 6 Advanced Craft Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning,
Level 6 Special Purpose Domestic Gas Safety (DGS) award 6S2947
Level 6 Supplemental Domestic Gas Safety award 6U20556
Level 6 Supplemental Domestic Gas Safety 6U16018


Current RGI registration card and number

15 day course for a Learner with the above entry requirements
(10 days for currently registered RGI’s)

LOCATION:                                  METAC Training

COURSE FEE:                               Contact our office for more details

RGI’s:                                           Contact our office for more details

CERTIFICATION:                         QQI 6N20521 Minor Award in Domestic Gas & Pipework Safety Level 6

Please note:
Application forms with all details including payment must be completed before training/assessment commences. Two recent photographs(passport style and size in colour) must be submitted with each application.

Transfer and progression:

You can progress to a relevant level 6 major award on the National Framework of Qualifications or to the Elective module of the Non-Domestic Gas Safety. Please contact our office on 057 8756540 or email for further information.

Some course feedback we have received:

“Definitely one of the better courses I have completed. The course instructor was excellent and very knowledgeable. The course content was difficult but in the end we got through it with a very good understanding of it” Seamus Sheerin (Non-Domestic Gas Core Safety & Pipework April 2018)

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