Gas Portfolio and Work Experience

Ecua Plumbing is a well-established company based in East London, helping potential Gas Engineers to complete their Gas Portfolio to the required standard and at an affordable price.

You will work under the instruction of the Gas Safe Engineer who will help you to develop your gas portfolio by:

  • Taking photos for your portfolio
  • Helping you with all the paperwork to ensure it is 100% accurate
  • Signing off your work with their gas safe number
  • You can call your Engineer for advice.

On completion of your Portfolio we make sure you are ready to undertake the ACS assessment (CCN1-Core Domestic Gas Safety) and that you have the correct knowledge to become a Domestic Gas Safe Engineer.

By doing your Gas portfolio with us you will also gain experience in boiler repair and controls (S Plan and Y Plan) as all our domestic gas engineers are trained on boiler fault finding.

You will be working on the following tasks:

  • Gas Tightness Testing on the Supply Including Considerations, Preparations and Testing
  • Gas Meter Decommission plus Gas Tightness Test, and Installation Volume Calculations
  • Manual Let By Test, and Installation Purge, Including Preparations, Calculations and Methods
  • Gas Tightness Testing in the Transition Area, Purging in excess of 0.02m3 methods
  • Immediately Dangerous Installation, and Safely Capping of a Gas Supply
  • Calculating Pipe Sizing Requirements on site and Working on the Gas Supply (Dry Work)
  • Calculating Purge Volumes and Working On Gas Supply (Hot Solder Work)
  • Visually Isnpecting Gas Appliances (L-C-SD-V-F) and Reporting Unsafe Situations Single/Multi
  • Combustion Testing – Gas Rating – Dynamic Pressure Testing – Oxygenation Tests – Conclusion of Results
  • Service on CEN1/WAT1 (CENWAT) – Gas Boiler and Water Heater Service Procedure (Full Strip Down)
  • Service on HTR1 – Gas Space Heater / Fire – DFE – ILFE – Radiant Convector
  • Service on CKR1 – Gas Cooker – Hob – Range
  • Installation – MET1 – Gas Meter Installation
  • Combustion Performamce Analysis – CPA1 (Various Appliances)
  • Commission on CEN1/WAT1 (CENWAT) – Gas Boiler and Water Heater Service Procedure (Full Strip Down)
  • Commission on HTR1 – Gas Space Heater / Fire – DFE – ILFE – Radiant Convector
  • Commission on CKR1 – Gas Cooker – Hob – Range
  • Gas Repair on CEN1/WAT1 (CENWAT) – Gas Boiler and Water Heater Service Procedure (Full Strip Down)
  • Gas Repair on HTR1 – Gas Space Heater / Fire – DFE – ILFE – Radiant Convector
  • Gas Repair on CKR1 – Gas Cooker – Hob – Range
  • Flue & Chimney Inspection – Identification – Installation – Fault Finding
  • Flue Flow Testing – Natural Draught Open and Conventional Flue
  • Spillage Testing Natural Draught Open Flue Appliances
  • Understanding – and Testing Standing Pressures including Identify Meter Lock Up
  • Understanding – and Testing Working and Operating Pressures under different Flow Rate Conditions 0.5m3 to 3.5m3/hr
  • Recognition and Testing Flame Failure Thermo Electric Gas Safety Devices (Pilot Test-Blip Test-Tightness Test)
  • Recognition and Testing Flame Supervision Devices – Liquid Expansion
  • Recognition and Testing Stage 1 and Stage 2 Flame Rectification Devices
  • Recognition and Testing Gas Controls in current operation in the UK, understanding and demonstrating their purpose
  • Inspect and report on Flame Picture Conditions
  • Fault Finding Incorrect Gas Rates and or operating pressures
  • Completing Safety Documentation, and Unsafe Situations Reporting and Action Procedures