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Get Commercial with Logic4training’s FREE Guide

 Mar, 12 - 2019   Gas

The commercial building construction industry is buoyant at the moment, with robust demand for office developments and renewed public sector funding commitments helping to boost growth and create new business streams for ambitious domestic heating engineers looking for a challenge.    To help domestic installers succeed in this lucrative and...


How can Domestic Gas Engineers Upskill into other Sectors?

 Feb, 05 - 2019   Gas

Domestic Gas Engineers who already hold the Core Domestic Gas Safety (CCN1) have various options available to expand their scope of work.   Download this infographic to see various options available to upskill into Commercial Heating Gas Work, Commercial Catering, LPG, Electrical, Oil, Fgas and Renewable energy sectors.    ...


Help your Customers understand the Gas Safe Message

 Jan, 14 - 2019   Gas

Some recently reported research has highlighted the confusion that still exists around the Gas Safe Register and its predecessor, CORGI.   An independent survey conducted by Ariston in association with a leading UK national newspaper reported that 27% of respondents would ask their gas engineer for evidence of CORGI registration,...


Tip#12: How to Operate and Maintain your Flue Gas Analyser – Our Advice

 Dec, 14 - 2018   Gas

A flue gas analyser (FGA) is a vital tool for any Gas Safe Register, OFTEC or HETAS qualified engineer when installing, commissioning, fault finding, repairing or servicing heating appliances.   It measures the critical gases produced during the combustion process to determine if the appliance is operating efficiently and safely....


Gas Metering Engineers route to CCN1

 Nov, 27 - 2018   Gas

Gas metering engineers holding certificates for CMA1, CMA3 or L2 Smart Meter Diploma (Gas or Dual Fuel) can now upskill to become a domestic gas heating installer with our Domestic Gas Heating Installer – Experienced trades package. The course includes ACS Scheme qualifications – Core Domestic Natural Gas Safety (CCN1),...


ACS Gas Changes 2018 – What you need to know?

 Sep, 25 - 2018   Gas

The Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) is being updated* to ensure installers are experienced before they add to their existing training. From the 1st October 2018, candidates will have to prove that they have been on the Gas Safety Register for at least six months in order to: Extend Scope: Moving...


Capita will continue to operate the Gas Safe register

 Sep, 12 - 2018   Gas

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) announced on the 11th September that Capita Gas Registration and Ancillary Services (CGRAS) have been awarded the five-year contract to deliver Gas Safe registration services until the end of March 2024, subject to a statutory 10-day standstill period in which other companies can contest...


Use Your Gas Safe Card Proactively with This Checklist

 Sep, 13 - 2018   Gas

In July and August 2018, we ran a survey amongst our database of gas engineers to find out when, where and how they were proactively showing their Gas Safe credentials to their customers.   As it turns out, most Gas Safe registered engineers could do much more to use their...


Survey Report: Are You Making the Most of Your Gas Safe Card?

 Sep, 04 - 2018   Gas

Time for the Results…   In anticipation to the upcoming Gas Safety Week (17-23 September 2018), we recently distributed a survey, supported by Gas Safe Register, to see how Gas Engineers use their Gas Cards and Gas Safe registration.   This awareness week sees organisations from across the UK work together...


Gas Safe Card Survey – take part to win £50 Amazon voucher!

 Jul, 27 - 2018   Gas

What do you think about the Gas Safe Card? When do you show it to your customers? Do you think they understand the information on the card?    In honour of Gas Safety Week 2018, which take place from 17th-23rd September, Logic4training with the support of the Gas Safe Register has launched...


Early Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Diagnosis is Essential

 Jun, 01 - 2018   Gas

A new report published by the Gas Safety Trust (GST) and the British Toxicology Society (BTS) has called for the development of new bio-markers to improve standards of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning detection.    The report suggests: While accidental poisoning by CO is considered relatively rare, it may be more...


‘Accidental landlords’ are Potentially Putting their Tenants’ Lives at Risk

 May, 24 - 2018   Gas

According to Gas Tag, ‘accidental landlords’ – homeowners that are renting out their property because they can’t sell their home – are potentially putting their tenants’ lives at risk because they are not aware of their legal obligations.   What are a landlord’s legal obligations relating to heating? Landlords are...


Less Than Half of Brits Check if Their Gas Engineer is Working Legally  

 Apr, 30 - 2018   Gas

The Gas Safe Register and consumer psychologist, Dr Simon Moore, are urging families to not trust gas engineers purely on looks. Research has shown that only two in five people check the gas engineer they hire before letting them into their home. This is potentially putting many families at risk...


Gas Safety Regulations update for Installers and Landlords

 Apr, 18 - 2018   Gas

The amendments to the Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations (GSIUR) entered into force on Friday 6th April 2018.   The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated its Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L56, which gives advice to anyone with a duty under the regulations on how they can...


HHIC launches Consumer Guide to Boiler Plus

 Apr, 18 - 2018   Gas

As most installers are aware, Boiler Plus came into force on 6 April 2018.   The new rules encourage energy efficiency by mandating requirements for heating systems, while reducing energy costs and increasing the thermal comfort of the property.   Energy bills are a common source of concern for homeowners,...


Short cuts lead to burst pipes and costly repairs says boiler expert

 Apr, 09 - 2018   Gas

The recent cold weather has caused real problems for many householders whose drains and pipework have frozen and burst.   Properties with external pipework have been most at risk and Martyn Bridges of Worcester Bosch points the finger at short-cuts in boiler installation for the thousands of call outs and...


Highlights to Gas Safe Register’s #DontCutCorners Campaign

 Mar, 28 - 2018   Gas

After a few months, Gas safe register has ended their #DontCutCorners Campaign. It was created to encourage everyone to check the Register before an engineer works on the gas appliances in their homes.   If you are not familiar with the #DontCutCorners campaign, find out more here.   There has...


New IGEM document replaces Gas Safe Register’s GUISP

 Mar, 16 - 2018   Gas

The priority for gas engineers when encountering an unsafe situation is to safeguard life and property. It is essential that gas engineers are able to identify gas equipment which presents a danger – and know how to deal with it. This month, Gas Safe Register has withdrawn Edition 7.1 of...