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Testing and Purging

Course Code: RKM

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 engineers to strength test, tightness test and purge non-domestic gas installations. It is mandatory for engineers to be Gas Safe Registered in this field, which has to be renewed every five years.

What you'll learn

The course covers all gas safety requirements and specific technical detail in testing and purging non domestic installations.

Entry requirements

Applicants must already hold a core gas qualification in non-domestic or catering – CODNC01, COCN1, CCCN1 or CODC1.


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

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


Short course

Course Code: RKM

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £95

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.