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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.
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...
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
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...
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
Please get in touch for full details
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ?
Hi all. Hope you are all good and are doing ok with work due to lockdown, self isolating etc.
What instruments did people purchase to comply with this bulletin?
I only paid £160 for a fluke 116 last year and now need to spend a lot more due to this bulletin.
Like I said I'm gas safe registered through the company I work for (day job) but want my own gas number so I can install and commission boilers for family, people that I know, etc.
Obviously I've got the qualifications or else I wouldn't be registered through work but I'm just curious, do I...
Hi all. I am a plumber with 6 years experience, I have my own business and have and NVQ level 2 plumbing qualification, I’m also OFTEC qualified and that has been the bulk of my work but I am now fitting a lot more gas boilers (under supervision) but I really need to get my gas safe...
hi i'm gas safe registered i have my g3. i stopped fitting a few years ago when gas safe stopped notifications. i only ever did one maybe two a year so it was not joining yet another scheme in order to be able to notify.
Due to covid, with work situations changing thinking i might need to...