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  1. Dan

    Trying to find a local plumber?

    If you're trying to find a local plumber then for now please post a thread request in the main Plumbing Forum. We'll do our best to point you in the right direction. We are currently updating our member profile pages and will make them more easily accessible to unregistered users, and more...
  2. T

    Hey guys, Looking for a good employer London and home counties

    Hey fellas. I'm a gas engineer of 21 years who decided to do a degree. Thats all come to a grinding halt with the dreaded covid. So now looking for a position, van, tools, etc in and around the London area or home counties but west side if possible. If anyone is looking or indeed knows of a...
  3. C

    I’m a trainee gas engineer doing portfolio.

    For electrical thermostats to test you would establish main burner then turn on low, then burner should completely go out. Why is this?
  4. R

    Removal of redundant gas pipe

    Hi Guys, I am not a gas engineer but would like advice on a job I have been quoted. There is a high level gas heater that has to be taken out of service, around 5mtrs up. There is a chance we will want to re-instate it in a year or two so the unit will stay in situ. The room is used for storage...
  5. T

    Recruiting Gas Engineers (Domestic) and Site Installers

    Recruitment opportunities available. If you’re an experienced gas engineer or plumber in the West London area, then please do not hesitate in contacting us. As a growing business we have regular positions become available. We have 2 companies both focused on different aspects of plumbing and...
  6. B

    Looking for gas engineer as mentor

    I am looking for a gas safe registered engineer Mentor, who would be generous to take me on and help me complete my gas portfolio. I am a very focused hard-working guy. Just recently I have completed my 8 weeks gas course and now on to my portfolio building... I am from Kent Tonbridge and I am...
  7. D

    Need help writing up my portfolio.

    Hi All, newly registered to the forum but be aware of it for along time now. I know this has probably been posted before but there are thousands of threads and I just can't find the answer I'm looking for. so I apologise to you if this is a hindrance. 2 years ago I started my plumbing career...
  8. I

    Has Anyone Used This For ACS Revision?

    Hi Just wanted to ask that has anyone used this website to revise for their ACS revision? the website im on about is...(Not promoting/Not paid) GAS ACADEMY SIGN UP - https://www.cts-group-training.net/gas-academy-sign-up.html The reason im asking is because i dont feel that just reading the...
  9. K

    hi i am looking for gas engineer. no heating in my house. i have got a cylinder

    hi i am looking for gas engineer. no heating in my house. i have got a water cylinder. help please
  10. S

    Gas portfolio advice?

    Hi, I am at the end of my Gas engineering course and have completed a majority of my portfolio work and exams. To finish off, I need to have completed 3 boiler serviced & installations which need to be signed off by a gas registered engineer. We’ve been left to our own devices in finding gas...
  11. E

    I am looking for help to complete my gas course

    Hi all hope all is well I am 24 with a NVQ L1 & L2 in plumbing, I wanted to further my skills and become gas safe, I have started college and have completed all my theory and practical in class and I have hit a brick wall. I had someone that was gas registered and now has had something come up...
  12. Y

    Gas Engineer Required For PE13

    Can anyone assist with a gas engineer to attend a boiler which and a leak and no hot water?
  13. Karl Brown

    Gas engineer looking for work.

    Hi everyone, I’m a self employed gas engineer looking for plumbing/heating work in the Newark and surrounding area. If you feel you can help then please don’t hesitate to contact me. Many thanks
  14. A

    Is my gas engineer a quack? Should I trust the new boiler installation?

    Hi all, I am in the process of refurbishing a storey semi-detached house in London, UK. This is a complete refurb, including new pipes chased into walls, under the floors, installing a new boiler and new unvented cylinder. When I started the work, my builder assured me that he has a gas...
  15. E

    New Graduate Domestic gas engineer looking for work

    I want to make a passionate appeal to all Gas safe engineers in these counties:Buckinghamshire,Berkshire,Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire who are willing to employ a New domestic gas graduate to please contact me,i have been looking for work since I graduated and it has been very difficult,im...
  16. L

    Runcorn Woman Fined For Falsely Claiming She Was Gas Safe Registered

    Catherine Dick was prosecuted by Halton Borough Council Trading Standards. The 33-year-old from Clayton Crescent in Runcorn, pleaded guilty to two offences of making false claims when she appeared at Chester Crown Court. Dick, trading as ACN Heating and Plumbing Services of Clayton Crescent...
  17. S

    Gas safe registration

    Evening all Could someone tell me please if there is a deadline between passing the acs and getting registered on gas safe? I passed my acsin June and just want to make sure I'm not running out of time to register Thanks in advance
  18. A

    Gas engineer mentor needed (manchester)

    Hi I’m Andrew 33 years old. I’m looking to enrol onto a foundation gas course next month, it’s a 37 week course. I also need to build my portfolio up then sit my ACS assessments. I really need someone to be my mentor is anyone willing to be my mentor? I will work for free in order to build...
  19. C

    Landlord's gas safety check reminder software or app

    Hello! I would like to send out annual gas safety check reminders to my customers and wondered if there is a better way than using an excel spreadsheet and manually sending emails. Any ideas welcome. Thank you
  20. Jamie Leask

    Landlord Gas safety check. Operating pressure

    So I was doing a gas safety landlord check on a vaillant ecotec 835 and the meter was so far away from the flat that by the time I got there the boiler got to temp and would momentarily shut off and I couldn’t get a full reading for a gas rate. I tried numerous times. In the end I got the...
  21. M

    Looking for reccomendation/advice regarding doing gas safe/plumbing course

    Hi there looking for some advice or direction on what to do. I have seen this on internet Its a gas safe course but im not sure if its legitimate. I am 21 years helping family business and have now decided wanting to do something practical.
  22. A

    Gas Safe Engineer doing a foreigner - what should I ask?

    My step mother has had several quotes for a boiler replacement. The first one was from Homeserve as she had boiler insurance. This quote is a minimum of 30% higher than the other quotes she has received when you add in the fact that it is for installation only (boiler is free!!). One of the...
  23. N

    Advice on work done by gas safe engineer

    Hi Guys - sorry but this is going to be a long post! Recently had some work done in my house to move a boiler, clean cold water tank and pressurize central heating system - this was done by a gas safe registered engineer. Another plumber has come over to do other work in the house and he has...
  24. D

    Gas safety certificate

    First post so apologies if its in the wrong place. If a gas grill on a gas cooker doesn't light due to no gas is it classed as AR as flame picture cannot be determined.
  25. B

    Looking for a Gas Engineer, West Yorkshire.

    I’m looking for gas engineers based in the west Yorkshire area. Good oppertunity!
  26. AJ9

    Gas Engineer Looking For New Challenge/Job

    I'm a Fully qualified Gas Engineer currently doing servicing, repair. However I'm looking to Join a Company/Sole Trader to work in Central heating Installations, Bathroom Installs, Boiler Changeovers etc. Currently based in Lanarkshire but would consider moving for the right opportunity. Please...
  27. B

    Trainee Gas Safe Engineer seeking Portfolio help

    Hi, I am currently undergoing my Gas Safe Training and need the support / help from one or two Gas Safe Engineers to profile help in completing my portfolio. I am based in Oxford, but willing to travel up to to 60miles Any offers of help would be greatly appreciated.
  28. J

    Newly qualified gas engineer need advice on tools/training

    Hi guys/gals Just passed and I'm looking at building my tool kit, been buying odds and sods as I've gone along but i'm wondering where would be the best place to buy an analyser from? I've seen them advertised on eBay, facebook, gumtree but my concern is i don't want to be buying another guys...
  29. B

    Gas safe course registration

    Does anybody know how long the course is in UK for gas safe.thinking about getting gas registered. I'm based in northern Ireland, the course over here takes 3 month
  30. D

    Becoming gas safe for cookers.

    Hi, Just looking for advice from anyone who may be able to help..time served plumber bit have never done my gas,done ccn1 as part of my apprenticeship but everyone had to do it. All I am looking to do is alter gas pipe & connect hobs.I do alot of kitchens for joiners & it's a pain having to get...
  31. P

    First Gas Safe Inspection

    Hi Guys, Hoping some of you can help me out slightly as I’m bricking it at the minute. I am going to register for my own Gas safety registration soon and am really worried about the inspection. I have always been under an employers registration and have never actually have a inspection of my...
  32. J

    Gas safe portfolio help

    I was just wondering whether anyone could help me out that has recently completed or is currently completing their gas safe portfolio. I’m on my 3rd year of apprenticeship and have started my gas in the October just gone, I work on new build homes so I find it difficult to gather photos as I’m...
  33. M

    CNC Engineer looking to change career.

    Hi all just signed up today, as the title says I’m currently a CNC engineer and have been for 6 years now but I’ve realised it’s not for me. Been trying to get myself into the plumbing/gas industry for the past 6/7 months but struggling to find a open door. I’m 24 years old a live in the NW in...
  34. I

    Quick Help? Data plate

    Hello there guys i just wanted to gets some help. I am a new learner and just started doing my portfolio. Basically i want to find the KW of this cooker DSG60k of its manufacture declared figure However when i had a look on the data plate it got me abit puzzled. I know its on G20 but next to it...
  35. J

    How To Become Gas Safe

    I currently live in a house with oil heating and an electric cooker but we’ve saved up enough to buy a house of our own. Me and emma ( my girlfriend) have found 3 houses that look ideal. 2 of them have gas cookers with a gas boiler and the 3rd one has a gas cooker with the option to have an...
  36. J

    Gas safe embroidered logo

    Are there any legit places that sell the embroiderd logo other than the gas safe shop ? I’ll go there if I have to but at £7.20 each after shipping and tax it seems a bit steep. I can only seem to find the iron on ones.
  37. D

    Gas Safe private forum?

    Not been on in a while, can someone direct me to the GSR private form? I have a question regarding meter sizing and calcs. Thanks
  38. J

    Gas safe registered card

    So I passed my domestic gas assements before Xmas ( CCN1, CPA, CENWATand got my certificate from Bpec today telling me I’m now on the gas safe register. How do I get the actual gas safe I.d card ? Tried phoning gas safe and bpec but they are both closed. It was done through the company I work...
  39. M

    Gas Engineer/ Plumbing Course

    So I fully expect to get some stick for this one but I'll ask anyways. I am currently employed as a manufacturing engineer, however I'd like to take a course in either Gas Engineering or Plumbing (or both), during evenings/ weekends. I'm not expecting to do a quick few week course and...
  40. I

    Best way to learn? Advice?

    Hi there guys here is a quick question to those who have been in the plumbing and gas industry with years of experience. How did you guys learn your trade and become confident to do it on your own? I am asking this question because i really do want to become a good plumber and heating...
  41. O

    Newly qualified Gas safe engineer (Berkshire)

    Hi I completed my new entrants gas safe course in December 2017 since I have been working for a self employed plumber/ Gas engineer. During my period working for him I have assisted in installing & repairing Boilers/ Cookers and full plumbing systems including bathroom appliances. If anybody...
  42. S

    Landlord Gas Safety check

    My Annual Gas Safety check expired 2 months ago and after repeated emails to the Landlord asking when it would be done (every year its about 2 or 3 months late --going on now for 17 years ) the gas fitter from last year attended --he spent the entire 15 minutes in the airing cupboard where the...
  43. M

    Gas Engineer looking for work

    Hi, i recently finished my domestics ACS qualification. I have all my domestic appliances along with unvented hot water, essential electrics and EUSR. I am Glasgow based and have my own gas safe registration, own tools and gas analyser. I am ideally looking for full time employment, does anyone...
  44. P

    From Military to Gas Engineer? Is this a good Career choice?

    After 9 years of service I’ve decided to leave the Army. I’m currently a Weapon Systems Engineer and looking for a completed change. So I’m interested in becoming a Gas Engineer. The choice of “Fast Track” courses is overwhelming, with all sorts of different qualifications and work placements...
  45. S

    Electronic self certification - gas safety register

    Hi guys I'm after some help with something that maybe fairly obvious. Boring stuff to do with the gas safety register website. I have a client who is a house builder, they are after getting habitation certificate done in one house from local authority and on Monday I have commissioned the gas...
  46. T

    Tify to Gas Engineer, what will it take?

    Hello all Im a fully qualified time served instrument technician (ICI, Enron, contract work etc...) Im considering a career change to a more public facing job (I wont go into the details unless someone wants to know) and have always been interested in plumbing. In fact ive installed many...
  47. O

    Work Experience with gas engineer

    Hi I am looking for a domestic gas engineer who will let me shadow them around the Merseyside area 2 days per week for approx 12 months. This will enable me to start a course in January through NWTC. I need to start asap so I have some knowledge prior to the course starting as this is...
  48. O

    Gas Engineer Courses

    Hi I am after some advice please. I am looking at training to become a gas engineer. I have done some research and have come across various courses which last a few weeks (after which and providing I pass I would be registered on the gas safe register). I am fully aware these courses do not...
  49. Tony

    Advice Please on a NEW BUSINESS OPNENING as a Gas Safe Engineer

    Hi everyone, am about getting a van for my business as a Gas safe engineer. what do I need to put into consideration towards establishing business. which company sector offer a good public liability insurance for business what are the major TOOLS do I need to get in the van for as business...
  50. I

    Help? Gas safe engineers?

    I am looking for a gas safe registered engineer who would be generous to take me on to help me complete my gas portfolio also to teach me about the onsite gas work too. I am a very focused hard working lad. I already have my level 2 and 3 plumbing City & Guilds diplomas and i have worked onsite...