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Carbon Monoxide/Carbon Dioxide Atmosphere & Appliance Testing.

Who is this Aimed at ?  
This course is aimed at all companies who may respond to CO Detector Activation, Reports of Fumes/Smells etc...
It assesses competency in identifying sources of CO using an appropriate analyser.
This gas safety training and assessment is designed to test the competence of an operative in determining ambient levels of CO and presence of CO2 in dwellings and identifying the cause of fumes using a portable electronic combustion analyser. This will typically be any engineer who responds to the genuine report of a CO alarm being activated or a report of fumes.
The scope of the assessment covers Type A, B & C domestic gas appliances fitted in dwellings and follows the guidance and procedures outlined in BS EN 7967 Part 1 to 4. Further guidance has also been issued by HSE in the form of HSE Guidance Notes HSE (EH) 40 and HSE (L) 56, Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations. Further guidance is expected from IGEM in the near future.
It does not cover commercial premises and appliances or the procedures to adopt following an incident reportable under RIDDOR.  
Where an engineer is required to carry out a formal CO incident investigation on behalf of a gas supplier as part of their obligation under gas safety legislation, the engineer would need to have successfully achieved a relevant qualification in the investigation of CO poisoning and carry out the investigation in accordance with the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) Industry Standard (IGEM/GL/8)

It should be noted the CPA included in CCN1 does not cover investigation in response to fumes or detector activation.
Assessment overview
The candidate will be assessed in the following areas:-
Carrying out Ambient CO, CO2 testing and combustion performance analysis using electronic portable gas analysers on domestic gas appliances in dwellings following, indication of fumes, smells, spillage or leakage of combustion products, CO detector activation, Interpretation of results and responses from householder or other party.
Cost - £340.00
Plus registration fee at £60 plus vat


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