Utilities Engineering provides training and assessment support to the gas, electric, water, oil, refrigerant, steam and renewable industries.
We are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to operate as a certification body delivering the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme for Individual Gas Fitting Operatives (ACS) and also for OFTEC oil.
These training courses and assessments are delivered by a national network of approved centres:
- Building Regulations Part P – training and assessment approved by the National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers (NAPIT).
- Electric – a range of courses covering essential electrics, central heating controls fault finding, combination boiler basic and advanced fault finding, and basic refrigeration system electrics.
- Gas – an extensive range of UKAS approved Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) categories including domestic, commercial and commercial catering for both natural gas and LPG fuels.
- Oil – a range of OFTEC approved courses covering oil firing system installation, commissioning and servicing pressure jet and vaporising appliances, and oil storage tank installation.
- Refrigeration – a range of courses to meet the requirements of the Environmental Protection Act and specifically EC Regulation 842/2006 (commonly known as the F Gas Regulation).
- Renewable technologies – training and assessment to meet the needs of Building Regulations 2010 Part L1 (energy efficiency for domestic heating).
- Steam – training in boiler house management and use of steam.
- Water – training and assessment to meet the needs of the Water Regulations 1999 and the Building Regulations Approved Document G (section G3) for unvented hot water storage systems.
- Building Regulations Part P training and assessment
- Electric training and assessment
- Gas and oil training and assessment
- Intermediate Gas Certificate centres
- Refrigeration training and assessment
- Renewable and energy efficiency training and assessment
- Water training and assessment
If you would like to deliver any of these schemes you can find out more about becoming an approved centre.
The Sector Skills Councils are useful sources of information: