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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

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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

Please note that this course runs on a monthly basis and we will contact you with a specific start date.

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

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