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Commercial Catering

Course Code: RKE/G

Level: 2
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: ERS
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Half a day
When you'll study: Various days, 9.00am - 1.30pm

About the course

This is a mandatory qualification to enable engineers to install, service and maintain gas catering appliances. In order to be Gas Safe Registered, you must undertake this qualification every five years.

What you'll learn

The course covers all gas safety issues regarding gas catering equipment in a catering environment. Ventilation, testing for tightness, installation, unsafe situations, purging, environment testing, ambient air testing and methods of extraction will also be covered.

Entry requirements

Applicants must already hold a relevant qualification in gas or engineering; core gas qualification in catering – CODC1 or CCCN1.


Both theoretical and practical tasks are required although both are open book tasks.

What's next?

This qualification ensures continuous employment and may expand job opportunities within the gas field.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Please note; this course is run subject to numbers. If you would like to apply, please complete an application form and we'll be in touch with a date for you to start the course.