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    Fast track gas safe courses

    Hi all. I am a plumber with 6 years experience, I have my own business and have and NVQ level 2 plumbing qualification, I’m also OFTEC qualified and that has been the bulk of my work but I am now fitting a lot more gas boilers (under supervision) but I really need to get my gas safe...
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    gas safe: notification on unvented

    hi i'm gas safe registered i have my g3. i stopped fitting a few years ago when gas safe stopped notifications. i only ever did one maybe two a year so it was not joining yet another scheme in order to be able to notify. Due to covid, with work situations changing thinking i might need to...
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    Im looking for a gas safe registered mentor

    Hi, im looking for a gas safe registered mentor, I want to get some experience in the gas field, unfortunately I don’t have any experience plumbing or gas. I am currently doing a domestic gas course and I need to get some work done for my portfolio. I am a quick learner and I can travel. I live...
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    LPG Flexi installation concerns!

    In december I had a gas safe registered company carry our an inspection on my food trailer with a view to obtaining a Gas Safety Cert. The engineer informed me that the small bore pipe to my two fryers was not sufficient for the appliances, and that he would also need to fit flexi pipes to the...
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    Gas safe experience Nottinghamshire

    Hi I am working towards completing my gas safe training. I am looking to work along side someone in the field in order to gain experience and to complete the necessary portfolio. I have some experience and am willing to graft. Some compensation can be offered on completion of the portfolio. I’m...
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    Help new boiler installation not registered at gas safe

    Hi all My boiler installation was done by a gas safe registered installer but he didn’t register it (May 18). What should I do? I can’t get him to respond to me at the moment. I need a gas safe certificate and can’t get it if it’s not registered is that right? Thanks
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    Gas safe (Acs) To Rgi Ireland

    Hi Guys, Im looking for some advice. I will be leaving scotland for Dublin soon and wondered how i would go about converting my domestic and commercial gas qualifications to thr irish Rgi certification. I have SVQ level 3 apprenticeship in domestic gas maintenance and all ACS certs required...
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    Gas safe magazine online?

    If your an engineer in a firms gas safe. Can you view the gas safe magazine online?
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    gas safe inspection event

    anyone been on a gas safe registration inspection event?
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    Looking for a Gas Safe engineer to install a Viessmann Boiler SE London

    Hi, i’m looking to upgrade my heating system; i currently have an unvented system with a Potterton Boiler, cylinder in the airing cupboard (1st floor). what i want to do is change the boiler to a Viessmann in a new position - cupboard at the front of the property - see pics. Also i want the...
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    "Gas Safe" Plumbers Needed - UK All Areas

    Plumber Point UK Ltd is currently looking for experienced "Gas Safe" plumbers in all areas of the UK. The work mainly involves visiting customers in their own home to resolve a wide variety of everyday heating problems - central heating radiator problems, air bleeding, oil and gas boiler...
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    Best Route to Becoming Gas Safe Registered: NVQ Level 2 + Gas Course or Gas Course Only?

    Hello, I've done the C&G Level 2 in Plumbing Studies. I'm currently working as a plumber's mate (part-time). Eventually, I'd like to become Gas Safe registered and work on LPG - at leisure sites and maybe on boats, etc. Any comments or advice on how best to get there? Should I do the Level 2...
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    I need help building my ACS Gas safe Portfolio.

    Hi all, I need help to build my ACS Gas portfolio of evidence and I'd be over the moon to hear from gas safe engineers willing to take me on for a few days a week. I am ex British Army struggling to get back to civilian life. Should anyone near to Greater Manchester or Merseyside feel that they...
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    2 Gas Safe numbers

    Hi there, I work for a large national company. My gas safe number is registered to them. Is it possible to get another gas safe number in my name so I can sign off jobs? Anyone had experience with this?
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    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...
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    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
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    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...
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    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...
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    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
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    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...
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    Purging help information?

    Hello could someone lead me the right direction. im new into this industry and still learning on the course. Just wanted to ask that when it comes to purging on domestics. Let say you have already done a let - by ,tightness test before doing any work on gas and it has passed. your job is to...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    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
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Looking for a gas safe registered mentor

    Hi, 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...
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    Question about lpg gas safe

    Got gas safe lpg engineer to fit pipework for boiler around building for gas But got alarmed done all the work an put slabs down as it doesnt comply with regulations is right by electrics next to ac units Also is less then 30 from opening window and on wooden building I'm a bit annoyed with...
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    Gas Safe probation inspection

    Hi, I'm new to the forum. I have my Gas Safe inspection coming up on Monday and this will take place at my house. I will be carrying out a service on the boiler and doing the basic checks. Even though my background is fires and fireplaces. But the fire has been capped off a while ago. Note...
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    Gas safe advice please

    hey guys I’ve been thinking about doing my gas, I have previous gas experience (the company I did my apprenticeship with) but after I left I went with a company that specialises in oil. I want to stay with this company but potentially broaden my skills. Obviously the problem I have is I won’t be...
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    gas safe initial inspection

    I have my initial gas safe inspection coming up after successfully completing my ACS a few weeks ago - and, it's fair to say i'm slightly nervous. Not particularly because I think i'm not capable of doing the various process' you have to follow, but doing them in the right order, whilst under...
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    Where to start when buying a boiler?

    Since buying our house in Leeds, It's become apparent that we are having more hassle than its worth with out boiler and have agreed to put some of our savings aside to buy a new one. We know we need a Combi Boiler but have no idea what brands we need to be looking at in regards to how expensive...
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    Help for building a gas safe portfolio

    Hi A month ago I completed a two-year Domestic Gas Engineer foundation training. Unfortunately, the opportunity they offer me for a work placement to build my portfolio is in Leeds, and I live in London. I'm just wondering if there's a certified gas engineer who can help me build the portfolio...
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    Gas safe registered plumber may have fitted boiler against terms of the lease

    The management company for my block of flats flushed an external pipe the other day and it forced all the debris into the waste pipe for my washing machine (which my condense pipe also goes in to) [ and into my condense pipe also. The boiler makes a gurgling sound when you turn it on so I...
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    Unica He 28 Code 10 Fixed In 15 mins By Gas Safe Professional

    Hi, I'm an electrician registered with the NICEIC. When it comes to protecting my job I have a hissy fit with all the DIYers out there. My boiler, a Vokera Unica He 28 had a recurring fault that would often be resolved by doing a reset. The problem was that it would attempt to start up then...
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    Told boiler needs a new expansion vessel along with pressure relief valve - how much should this be?

    Hi We have a vaillant turbo max 824e rs combi boiler that has been serviced and we've been told that the boiler is found to be gas safe but is in need of a new expansion vessel along with a pressure relief valve. How much should be expected to pay for this (Coventry)? I have only one quote...
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    Gas Safe & F-Gas Engineers wanted for ongoing work Midlands Area Top Rates Paid

    We are looking for Gas Safe and F Gas certified Engineers for ongoing self employed contracts fitting gas and solid fuel boilers, heating systems and Airsource Heat Pumps. Top market rates paid. If you are interested give Me a pm
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    Gas safe registration

    Hi I am new here. I am an lpg engineer. I originally did my acs around 6 years ago. I have recently registered myself with gas safe as I no longer work as an employee for the company I originally qualified with. I am now also an employee of another company as I carry out other engineering...
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    Access to gas safe forum

    Hi guys , Anton know why i cant access the gas safe forum , i can only access the public one I have sent my details over a few months back ??
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    Gas safe probation inspection

    Any one recently had one of this? Are you asked to show jobs you have completed? Or just quized on your knowledge?
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    Gas safe inspection at hotel

    Got a gas safe inspection at a hotel next month anyone been to one One whats it like.
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    Ableskills fastrack gas safe engineer course

    Hi, I have no previous experience in plumbing or any trade, however I am interested in training as a gas safe engineer. I am looking to do the fast track gas safe engineer course with able skills. My friend who is now a gas safe engineer working for a company said he did a course with able...
  47. Savva

    Gas Safe Registered Engineer needed- good rates. SW London

    Hi, we're a small firm with a a growing client list in the B2B sector, letting agents, property professionals & landlords. We need someone with a "can-do" attitude which for us, is more important than your experience or technical skill/ knowledge. You will be working in a reactive & planned...
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    Gas safe portfolio contents?

    Hi I am starting my gas safe in around 6 months and my employer has told me to start taking photos and build up a portfolio ready for when I start. I was just wondering if anyone is currently doing or recently finished their gas and could give me an idea of what photos I need if possible...
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    Gas safe portfolio contents?

    Hi I am starting my gas safe in around 6 months and my employer has told me to start taking photos and build up a portfolio ready for when I start. I was just wondering if anyone is currently doing or recently finished their gas and could give me an idea of what photos I need if possible...
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    Gas safe for smart meter trainee engineer

    Hello all, looking for a new job and trainee smart meter fitter in a fourteen week course turned up. The course involves a mix of classroom and field instruction and lasts fourteen weeks, the recruiter states the course is part self funded and the rest by an employer. Is fourteen weeks enough to...