Pembrokeshire College, Merlins Bridge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1SZ


Gas: Fires and Wall Heaters

Gas: Fires and Wall Heaters

Fires and Heaters Safety Training

BPEC Domestic Gas Fires and Wall Heaters Safety Assessment (HTR1)

If you are in the Gas sector and want to extend you range of skills, this maybe the course for you!


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Is this course right for me?

This one and a half day assessment course is if you are applying to extend range of work within the same sector by adding Gas Fires and Wall Heater Safety (HTR1).

Types of appliances covered by HTR1 include:

  • Gas fires
  • Wall heaters
  • Convector heaters
  • Stoves, which may be open, balanced or fan assisted
  • Flueless gas fires (with and without catalytic converters)
  • Greenhouse heaters

You must hold Domestic Core Gas Safety (CCN1) and Central Heating Boilers and Water Heaters (CENWAT).

This assessment is designed to assess the competence of a gas engineer to install, exchange, commission, disconnect, service, carry out repairs and attend to breakdown of appliances and includes:

  • Identifying Appliance type
  • Apply the guidance given in the manufactures instructionsand Appropriate British Standard
  • Ensure that the appliance is safe to use

Topics covered include:

  • Gas Safety Legislation
  • Installation of pipework and fittings
  • Test for tightness
  • Checking and/or setting meter regulations
  • Identification of unsafe situations
  • The Operation and positioning of emergency controls
  • Emergency notices and warning labels
  • The operation and checking of gas safety devices and controls
  • Flue testing
  • Installation of open, balanced and fan assisted flue assemblies
  • Gas Emergency Actions and Procedures
  • Characteristics of combustion
  • Ventilation
  • Re-establish existing gas supply and re-light appliances.

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.

  • Continuous assessment during the course
  • Practical assessment during the course
  • Practical examination
  • Written examination

On completion of this assessment you will be able to apply to Gas Safe for registration subject to your current certification.

Following completion of this course you might want to try another one of our Energy Centre courses.

  • One passport sized photograph (if not already submitted)
  • Photographic ID (Passport or Driving Licence)
  • Copies of prior learning and/or qualifications
  • No additional costs

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Last updated: 21/03/2022
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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