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gas safe

Gas Safe Register is the official gas registration body for the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey, appointed by the relevant Health and Safety Authority for each area. By law all gas engineers must be on the Gas Safe Register.Gas Safe Register replaced CORGI as the gas registration body in Great Britain and Isle of Man on 1 April 2009 and Northern Ireland and Guernsey on 1 April 2010.The purpose of the Gas Safe Register is to protect the public from unsafe gas work. It does this in two main ways, operation of the Register itself e.g. ensuring that the list of competent and qualified engineers is accurate and up-to-date, inspecting the work of Gas Safe registered engineers and investigating reports of illegal gas work. The second area is to conduct public awareness campaigns to raise awareness of gas safety issues.

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    New Career - Gas Safe

    Hi, need your honest views if you would be so kind. I’m 48 and work for the NHS (office based) and earn 44k a year. Ive been do fustrated and fed up in my work for so long that I’ve enrolled to do my gas safe and become an engineer. I know it’s hard work but I’m really excited and I’d love to...
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    Hi people of this forum I have a quite unique situation, I have recently finished my college course and have applied for my GSR, the previous threads that I have read in this forum say that they would like to see a calibrated FGA, knowing this I have looked up the prices and they are way out of...
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    Hi people of this forum I have a quite unique situation, I have recently finished my college course and have applied for my GSR, the previous threads that I have read in this forum say that they would like to see a calibrated FGA, knowing this I have looked up the prices and they are way out of...
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    Up Coming Gas Safe Inspection

    Morning All. We have a gas safe inspection coming up. It's the first one we've had since I started working at the company and my predecessor didn't keep any info on what it involves IE what type of work they will look at, certs and tools to have on the engineers vans and the like. We are 90%...
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    What do you think of the Gas Safe magazine?

    If you read it, let me know what you think.
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    Denso tape gas safe regs

    Afternoon everyone. Could somebody state the regulation number that dictates denso tape is no longer suitable for protecting gas pipe as it could mask a potential leak? Appreciate it, thanks.
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    CP12 cert received after diagnosing faulty item in the boiler?

    As a landlord, I am surprised a CP12 cert can be issued when the issuing engineer has diagnosed a faulty component within the boiler. The component in question is an automatic air vent for a Vallaint EcoTek 615 system boiler. Hopefully someone can shed some light on this. I look forward to...
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    Legality of removing a boiler and re position in same room ?

    Jobbing builder …. Has taken boiler down and flue etc . Refitted on another wall in the room . Complete with flue No gas safe cert issued . Local council are saying it would not need to be notified Thanks
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    Gas Safe Registration

    Can someone in the know kindly clarify, please? I have tried to get Gas Safe on the phone, but no good! I have had conflicting advice. I am in the position of being able to start a small business employing two nephews - both of whom are Gas Safe registered. But do I have to ensure the business...
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    URGENT Gas safe engineer required

    URGENT Hi Were a property maintenance company based in Shropshire looking for a gas safe engineer to carry out minor works as and when required this year on kitchen installations Contact paul Please get in touch for full details
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    Contract for Trainee Gas Safe Engineer

    Hi All, I am going to pay to put for one of my guys to be put through his Gas safe MLP course. Its a lot of investment for us and as such we will be drawing up a contract to say that if he leaves before X amount of time then he has to pay the course fees back. Question - what do you think is...
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    Gas Safe registration fees!

    I can’t believe the price of registration these days. How do the justify charging £434 for one guy? Robbing Rubbish bags.
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    URGENT Gas Safe plumbing and heating engineer falsifying Gas Safety records.

    Who should I report this to?
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    Retraining as a Gas Safe Engineer

    Hi Everyone, I am considering retraining as a gas safe engineer through enrolling on a course that includes 5 weeks of classroom learning, arranged work placement to complete an onsite portfolio and ACS assessments. The course will cost £6k. I'm 34, currently employed full time as a mechanical...
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    Initial gas safe inspection, any advice?

    Have my initial gas safe inspection tomorrow and I’m sh****g myself to say the least. Any advice on what to expect?
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    Gas safe registration.

    I was wondering if it’s possible to register a business with gas safe if you don’t have any engineers and the owner of the business isn’t qualified? I believe a new company around my way have done that. Looks like they’re advertising for engineers and seem to be heavily advertising for boiler...
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    Looking for a Gas Safe engineer near Louth Lincolnshire

    I am about to start a training course to become Gas Safe qualified. As part of the training I am required to work with a Gas Safe engineer and for them to sign my portfolio. I appreciate to start with I may be a slight hindrance, however in return for this I will offer my labour for free. I...
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    Humour Gas safe reply

    Hello to the forum, I just thought I would share this response from GAs-safe.. I had occasion to suspect that an install was dangerous by a non qualified engineer in a commercial kitchen where people are working so I alerted gas safe to the fact , I guess that was a mistake but the reply is...
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    Do you still do plumbing once gas safe registered?

    Question for the plumbers turned gas engineers. Do you still carry out plumbing repairs, bathroom installations, etc. I still do but getting fed up of being stuck on a bathroom job and losing the gas work as I'm fully booked. Been gas safe for around 5 years now. Took someone on to do the...
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    Plumbing course and gas safe course.

    Hello i'm currently doing an EAL level 2 diploma in plumbing and heating and i'm looking for some information regarding gaining the nvq in this relevant area and what the relevant nvq would be and also the best route to gain gas safe certification ? many thanks matthew.
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