Commercial Catering Training and Assessment

Candidates must successfully complete the Commercial Catering Core Gas Safety CCCN1 or CoDC1 (Changeover) in order to undertake work with natural gas in a commercial catering environment and prior to any additional assessment on commercial gas catering installations and appliances.

This assessment takes the form of both written and practical exams covering the following:

Course Content

  • Gas safety regulations, Building Regulations, British Standards and other related legislation
  • Unsafe situations and emergency actions
  • Gas pipework (Appliance connection)
  • Tightness testing principles, pipe volume, purge volumes
  • Flues and ventilation
  • Combustion
  • Commercial Catering Appliance Controls

Commercial Catering Appliances

All aspects of gas safety relating to the installation, commissioning and servicing of the commercial catering natural gas fired appliances.

Course content

  • Gas safety regulations, Building Regulations, British Standards and other related legislation
  • Unsafe situations and emergency actions
  • Gas pipework (Including sizing, installation, defects and faults)
  • Strength testing, tightness testing and purging principles.
  • Calculation of pipe volume and purge volumes
  • Flues and ventilation
  • Combustion
  • Combustion Performance Analysis (Flue gas testing)
  • Commercial Appliance Controls

Note: Training is not a pre-requisite to assessment

Who should attend?

Engineers who have the necessary qualifications to be admitted onto the ACS Scheme run by Strategic Management Board for the industry to enable registration with Gas Safe.

These engineers are classified into 2 categories

  • Category 1 – Experienced practicing gas fitting operative
  • Category 2 – Applicant with relevant mechanical engineering/ fitting qualifications/experience

Work areas

Commercial Catering

Code Description
CCCN1 Core Commercial Catering Gas Safety Assessment Criteria – NG
COMCAT1 Install, Service, Repair, Breakdown and Commission Commercial Appliances in Table 1 Grouping
COMCAT3 Install, Service, Repair, Breakdown and Commission Commercial Appliances in Table 3 Grouping

Commercial Catering changeover

Code Description
CoDC1 Changeover Domestic NG to Catering Core
CoCATA1 Changeover Catering Appliances Domestic NG Appliances to NG Commercial Appliances

What do I need to bring with me?

  • 2x Passport Sized Photographs
  • Original copies of expired/expiring ACS qualifications
  • Note taking material (recording devices not allowed)