BPEC are one of the Certification Bodies who award the ACS Gas Certificates & other qualifications. As a centre we are a BPEC certified centre for our Water (Unvented & Water Regulations) schemes, and our Combi & HE Fault Finding course.
Construction Skills are one of the Certification Bodies who award the ACS Gas Certificates & other qualifications. As a centre we are a CSkills certified centre for our ACS Gas and OFTEC schemes, along with the Essential Electrics, CH Wiring & Fault Finding.
Danfoss have produced a series of videos explaining various tasks that can be performed on their oil burners. This website also has other useful information and calculators to help engineers.
EU Skills are the standard setting body for the gas schemes that we operate as a centre. Through various groups (GILG, SCF & SMB) matters relating to the industry are reviewed and incorporated into the process. Both Michael and Neill are members of the GILG and regularly attend these meetings.
Gas Safe Register
Gas Safe Register are the registration body for all gas engineers in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey. Any engineer working on gas appliances must be registered with Gas Safe Register.
Every engineer will be issued with their own ID card, which on the reverse lists their work categories.
The Gas Safe Register site has an area for registered engineers. In this area engineers can find out about the latest industry updates & technical information.
Health & Safety Executive
The HSE website contains a number of helpful documents for much of the work that is carried out as part of a Gas or Oil Business.
- Gas Safety (A direct link to the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations can be found here)
IGEM (Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers) is a chartered professional body, licensed by the Engineering Council, serving a wide range of professionals in the UK and the international gas industry through Membership, events and a comprehensive set of Technical Standards.
Their website also has a section where their stardards that are being reviewed (also called drafts for comment) can be looked and and commented on.
Logic Certification are one of the Certification Bodies who award the ACS Gas Certificates & other qualifications. As a centre we are a Logic Certification certified centre for our ACS Gas and OFTEC schemes, along with many of the other courses that we run.
OFTEC (Oil Firing Technical Association) was established in 1991 with the aim of improving standards within the oil firing industry. OFTEC operates a "Competent Person Register" whereby technicians undergo training, assessment and registration in order to self-certify their work as required by the LBA.
In addition to OFTEC providing the "Competent Persons Register", they also provide assistance with products related to the oil firing industry.
OFTEC have a section of their website dedicated to OFTEC engineers, with useful information, updates and technical information. Updates to their technical books can also be found through this portal.
The Planning Portal website contains useful information regarding planning and building. There is a dedicated section on this site where you can download the Approved Documents that give information on how to comply with Building Regulations.