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Course Information

Medium Pressure Meter Regulators and Controls Course


Course type: Workshop

Estimated course length: 1 Day

Certificate expiration: 5 year(s)


This assessment is designed to test the gas safety competence of an operative in the work of installing, testing & commissioning domestic medium pressure meter regulators.


Membership of the Gas Safe Register is a legal requirement for any installer wishing to carry out gas work in the United Kingdom.


Medium pressure meter installations may be encountered when a Gas Transporter (GT):


Has replaced an old leaking gas main by a process known as ‘insertion’ whereby the new Polyethene (PE) main is inserted up the bore of the old main, or

an existing mains system is extended to reach the outlying villages (rural gasification) where previously mains did not exist.


On successful completion of this course, learners will be able to demonstrate competence in relation to:

The safe installation, removal and exchange of regulators

Checking and setting meter regulation using suitable test apparatus

Emergency notices and warning labels

Sealing of regulators and positioning of emergency control valves

Fitting, testing and commissioning of medium pressure regulators and valves (Pressures greater than 75 millibar)


The candidate will be assessed in the following areas:

PRS 28/E medium pressure regulators

PRS 29/E medium pressure regulators

Requirements of British Standard 6400-2:2006

Installation requirements

Testing of medium pressure regulators


On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive REGT:1 Medium Pressure Regulator certification from Bpec.


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
  • 1 passport sized photographs
  • Copies of relevant qualifications and/or evidence of gas work experience
  • A declaration of the category for the individual making the application
  • First-time applicants will also be required to provide an acceptable  form of photographic identification e.g. a passport or driving licence
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