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New Entrant Commercial Catering Approved Prior Learning (APL) Course

The New Entrant Commercial Catering Approved Prior Learning (APL) course is an in-depth training programme covering all aspects of core commercial catering gas safety. The course is recognised under the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme for Gas Fitting Operatives (ACS).

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7 Days

£1,195.00 Ex VAT

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The New Entrant Commercial Catering Approved Prior Learning (APL) course is an in-depth training programme covering all aspects of core commercial catering gas safety. The course is recognised under the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme for Gas Fitting Operatives (ACS) as a pre-requisite Managed Learning programme, prior to assessment and application to be accepted on the Gas Safe Register.

The cost of the course includes training, APL assessment, the certification fee and the Candidate Workbook for recording on-site experience.

Acceptance on to the course is subject to an informal induction interview and proof of existing commercial catering experience in order to meet the ACS Scheme entry requirements. The format and content of the Candidate Workbook, in which the operative’s on-site work experience will be documented, is covered during the induction interview.

The Commercial Catering Approved Prior Learning course is for operatives who are looking to become Gas Safe Registered but do not currently have the skills to undertake the ACS Scheme qualifications.  Following successful completion of the Approved Prior Learning course, operatives will then complete their portfolio of on-site work experience as required by the ACS Scheme. Following that, operatives will undertake the 5 Day Core Commercial Catering course which includes 2 days of revision followed by assessment in Core Commercial Catering Gas Safety (CCCN1), Gas Ranges (COMCAT1) and Gas Fryers (COMCAT3). The cost of this course is £830.00 + vat. Upon sucessful completion of the ACS assessments, operatives will then be able to apply to join the Gas Safe Register.

The course includes training on the following:

  • Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations
  • Gas Industry Unsafe situations Procedure
  • Installation requirements of Commercial Pipework
  • Commercial Chimney requirements and Clean Air Act
  • Ventilation requirements for Commercial appliances
  • Commercial catering appliance and Pipework controls
  • Commission, service, repair and breakdown of COMCAT1 appliances i.e. Boiler Burners, open / solid top ranges, hotplates, bain maries, steam ovens
  • Commission, service, repair and breakdown of COMCAT3 appliances i.e. Deep Fat fryers, Pressure Fryers, Griddles, Grills
  • Suitable types of Carbon Monoxide Detectors for Catering establishments
  • Design and testing of Kitchen ventilation systems
  • Types of Canopy Extraction systems
  • Carry out Carbon Dioxide testing of canopies
  • Types of Canopy Extraction systems
  • Safety Interlock and Gas Proving systems

Operatives may also wish to review the following guidance document for more information regarding the course.


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