The MET1 Gas Meter Safety Assessment is designed to test gas safety competence if an installer’s domestic gas meter work includes:
- Installing from new
- Exchanging from existing
- Permanently removing and commissioning/decommissioning.
It can be taken as a stand-alone appliance module provided you have CCN1
MET1 covers primary and
secondary meters, up to six cubic metres per hour capacity, with a low supply pressure of less than 75 mbar.
Candidates must hold one of the following core qualifications as a pre-requisite for taking
COCN1 or CCCN1.
Gas meter training covers the following topics:
- Gas Safety Legislation
- Installation of pipework and fittings
- Test for tightness
- Checking and/or setting meter regulations
- Identification of unsafe situations
- The Operation and positioning of emergency controls
- Emergency notices and warning labels
- The operation and checking of gas safety devices and controls
- Flue testing
- Installation of open, balanced and fan assisted flue assemblies
- Gas Emergency Actions and Procedures
- Characteristics of combustion
- Re-establish existing gas supply and re-light appliances.
Gas Meter Safety training and assessment (MET1) takes a day training and
This course can be training and assessment or assessment only.
You will need to bring with you
- Candidate name and address
- Candidate National Insurance number
- 2 passport sized photographs
- Copies of relevant qualifications and/or evidence of gas work
- A declaration of the category for the individual making the
- First-time applicants will also be required to provide an acceptable
form of photographic identification e.g. a passport or driving licence