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    Gas safe engineers regulation

    Lateral thinking. Given the work covered is legally mandated to be done by a qualified person (which I agree with), should controls be introduced to govern response times, inability to turn down work, and statutory limits on costs to the customers. This is the case with London taxi drivers who...
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    Gas safe (Acs) To Rgi Ireland

    Hi Guys, Im looking for some advice. I will be leaving scotland for Dublin soon and wondered how i would go about converting my domestic and commercial gas qualifications to thr irish Rgi certification. I have SVQ level 3 apprenticeship in domestic gas maintenance and all ACS certs required...
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    Gas safe magazine online?

    If your an engineer in a firms gas safe. Can you view the gas safe magazine online?
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    gas safe inspection event

    anyone been on a gas safe registration inspection event?
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    Looking for a Registered Gas Engineer to install a Viessmann Boiler SE London

    Hi, i’m looking to upgrade my heating system; i currently have an unvented system with a Potterton Boiler, cylinder in the airing cupboard (1st floor). what i want to do is change the boiler to a Viessmann in a new position - cupboard at the front of the property - see pics. Also i want the...
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    URGENT want to fit tmv2 but supples to basin taps not balanced pressures

    have gravity hot, mains cold to basin taps,require to fit a tmv2 anything i can fit to avoid trying to get gravity cold to taps to balance
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    "Gas Safe" Plumbers Needed - UK All Areas

    Plumber Point UK Ltd is currently looking for experienced "Gas Safe" plumbers in all areas of the UK. The work mainly involves visiting customers in their own home to resolve a wide variety of everyday heating problems - central heating radiator problems, air bleeding, oil and gas boiler...
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    Best Route to Becoming Gas Safe Registered: NVQ Level 2 + Gas Course or Gas Course Only?

    Hello, I've done the C&G Level 2 in Plumbing Studies. I'm currently working as a plumber's mate (part-time). Eventually, I'd like to become Gas Safe registered and work on LPG - at leisure sites and maybe on boats, etc. Any comments or advice on how best to get there? Should I do the Level 2...
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    I need help building my ACS Gas safe Portfolio.

    Hi all, I need help to build my ACS Gas portfolio of evidence and I'd be over the moon to hear from gas safe engineers willing to take me on for a few days a week. I am ex British Army struggling to get back to civilian life. Should anyone near to Greater Manchester or Merseyside feel that they...
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    Landlord Gase Safe Certificate

    So I have an annual Gas Safe Inspection done at a property I rent, it is done by the same company that provides my boiler cover, they usually call and book the time themselves. However the Engineer who deals with this has left and a new Engineer cannot now call out until after the certificate...
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    2 Gas Safe numbers

    Hi there, I work for a large national company. My gas safe number is registered to them. Is it possible to get another gas safe number in my name so I can sign off jobs? Anyone had experience with this?
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    Mira flight low safe shower tray

    Hi, I've purchased a Mira flight low safe tray and my existing waste is directly in line with the trap that's on the tray however the leg that's on the riser tray fights exactly between the two so not sure what to do as I can't make the waste go lower as the joist is there? Would it be ok to...
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    Runcorn Woman Fined For Falsely Claiming She Was Gas Safe Registered

    Catherine Dick was prosecuted by Halton Borough Council Trading Standards. The 33-year-old from Clayton Crescent in Runcorn, pleaded guilty to two offences of making false claims when she appeared at Chester Crown Court. Dick, trading as ACN Heating and Plumbing Services of Clayton Crescent...
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    Gas safe registration

    Evening all Could someone tell me please if there is a deadline between passing the acs and getting registered on gas safe? I passed my acsin June and just want to make sure I'm not running out of time to register Thanks in advance
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    Registered Gas Engineer doing a foreigner - what should I ask?

    My step mother has had several quotes for a boiler replacement. The first one was from Homeserve as she had boiler insurance. This quote is a minimum of 30% higher than the other quotes she has received when you add in the fact that it is for installation only (boiler is free!!). One of the...
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    Green colour inside copper pipes safe?

    Hi all, I have just changed my kitchen sink tap and this involved cutting the copper pipes under the sink. I noticed a green colour inside the pipes. When I wiped it with a tissue, the tissue became green. Since this is the main house tap and we drink from it, I was wondering if the green...
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    Advice on work done by Registered Gas Engineer

    Hi Guys - sorry but this is going to be a long post! Recently had some work done in my house to move a boiler, clean cold water tank and pressurize central heating system - this was done by a gas safe registered engineer. Another plumber has come over to do other work in the house and he has...
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    Gas safe course registration

    Does anybody know how long the course is in UK for gas safe.thinking about getting gas registered. I'm based in northern Ireland, the course over here takes 3 month
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    Becoming gas safe for cookers.

    Hi, Just looking for advice from anyone who may be able to help..time served plumber bit have never done my gas,done ccn1 as part of my apprenticeship but everyone had to do it. All I am looking to do is alter gas pipe & connect hobs.I do alot of kitchens for joiners & it's a pain having to get...
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    Exposed cable in the shower. Is it safe?

    Hi all, I joined this forum for some advice as a consumer :) We recently had a bathroom refurb carried out, we supplied all the fixtures for our installer. The work involved a completely new layout and replacing a bath with a shower quad and moving the sink. The company responsible was well...