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First Fix Pipework

Course Code: RKJ

Level: 2
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: ERS
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One day
When you'll study: Various days, 9.00am - 5.00pm

About the course

This qualification will enable gas engineers to install non-domestic pipework over 35mm copper, up to and including 150mm steel pipework. The qualification is renewable every five years. This assessment can also be obtained as a limited scope award.

What you'll learn

The course covers all gas safety requirements in installing a range of pipework and diameters.

Entry requirements

Applicants must already hold a core gas safety in Non-domestic or Catering COCN1, CODNC01, CCN1, or CODC1. If a limited scope award is required then a relevant mechanical qualification as a pre-requisite will be acceptable as a form of entry requirement.


You will undertake theoretical and practical exams with open book assessments.

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.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.
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