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Smart Meter Installer Core (CMA1) and Gas Meter Safety (MET1)

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

Entry Requirements For the initial assessment candidates must meet the entry requirements as laid out in guidance note 8 for category 1, 2, and 3 entrants (see ACS scheme rules). Delivery Method Assessment only. Assessment. Assessment is carried out using a variety of methods including multiple choice, short written response, scenario questions and observed practical assessment. Who is it suitable for? CMA1 (or a suitable changeover) is required for any operative wishing to either carry out emergency service gas work or gas metering work. In addition, the operative must hold the relevant pipework or meter element for the work they wish to undertake. Course programme The candidate will be assessed in the following areas: • Gas safety legislation and standards • Gas emergency actions and procedures • Installation of pipework and fittings (pipework within meter installation and outlet pipework) • Tightness testing and purging • Checking and/or setting meter regulators • Unsafe situations, use of emergency notices and warning labels • Operation and positioning of emergency isolation controls and valves • Products and characteristics of combustion • Ventilation (for domestic and non-domestic appliances) • Chimney Standards • Re-establish existing gas supply and re-light appliances. Expiry 5 years. Candidates can undertake the re-assessment of any element up to 6 months early without losing any time (MOT Style). Previous certificates must be produced at the time of assessment as evidence.

3. Entry requirements

For the initial assessment candidates must meet the entry requirements as laid out in guidance note 8 for category 1, 2, and 3 entrants (see ACS scheme rules).

4. Equipment required

or the initial assessment candidates must meet the entry requirements as laid out in guidance note 8 for category 1, 2, and 3 entrants (see ACS scheme rules). Provide a completed 'ACS Application and Evidence (Supplementary) Form' prior to the course commencing. Where applicable, provide Managed Learning Program (MLP) certification.

5. Assessment method

Assessment is carried out using a variety of methods including multiple choice, short written response, scenario questions and observed practical assessment.

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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