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Gas Safety Awareness for Cavity Wall & Loft Insulation Installers and/or External Cladding Installer

The following training and assessment packages are certificated by Logic Certification Ltd to industry led standards

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Expiry: 5 years
Guided Learning Hours: 1 day

This course is aimed at operatives involved in the work of installing cavity wall and loft insulation. It will also be suitable for operatives who install external cladding systems. This is particularly relevant with increase in work under the Green Deal or ECO.

The course and certificate, where relevant and applicable to the work being carried out by CWI's, is based upon the following elements of Appendix 6  of the  ‘Standards of Training in Gas Work’ document published by IGEM and E&U Skills.

A6.1 - Safety Legislation and basic safety

A6.2 - Combustion and its control

A6.3 - Flues and Ventilation

A6.5 - Domestic pipework installation (Cladding installers only)

The course also covers other areas of relevant gas safety legislation and standards including the Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations, Health & Safety at Work act and HSE RIDDOR.

This course is recognised by the Cavity Insulation Guarantee Agency (CIGA).

Note: ACOP 20 Was replaced by Standards of Training in Gas Work from 1st April 2014

Learners will:
  • The risks associated with the installation of CWLI in domestic dwellings where gas and other fossil fuel appliances are installed.
  • How to reduce the risk of affecting the safe operation of gas appliances and other fossil fuelled appliances fitted in domestic dwellings.
  • The different types of chimney systems and gas appliances fitted in domestic dwellings.
  • How chimney systems work
  • Combustion of gas and other fuels
  • Legal obligations and responsibility

It will be essential that the candidate is experienced in installing cavity wall or loft insulation or external wall cladding.

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Centres wishing to apply for approval to run the scheme should refer to the Centre Zone.

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