First Choice Training Managed Learning Program

This course is aimed at engineers looking to pursue or further their career in the commercial catering industry on installation and gas-powered appliances, there are no entry requirements for this course however prior knowledge of catering appliances would be an advantage. We suggest speaking with our training centre staff to gain more information.

Candidates will cover the following:

  • Principles of gas
  • Pipework skills
  • Gas safety legislation and standards + H&S
  • Gas emergency actions and procedures
  • Products and characteristics of combustion + CPA
  • Ventilation
  • Installation of pipework and fittings
  • Tightness testing and purging
  • Unsafe situations, emergency actions and procedures
  • Checking and setting appliance burner pressures
  • Operation and checking of appliance gas safety devices and controls
  • Electrical systems, safe isolation & working practices (CCEECC)
  • Installation and safe use of canopy extraction
  • Basic fault finding
  • Re-establish existing gas supplies and relight appliances
  • Commissioning & testing of catering appliances
  • General principles of servicing catering equipment

The candidate on completion of the managed learning program will receive a certificate from the awarding organisation, this will then make them eligible to undertake ACS assessments, also the electrical competence part of the training will include the City & Guilds accredited Commercial Catering Equipment Electrical Competency Course (CCEECC) certificate.

Course Details

Course Duration: Up to 30 Days (depending on prior experience)
Location: First Choice Group Training Centre, Cannock

The structure of the course will depend on the prior knowledge and experience of the candidate.

In the first instance, all candidates must attend a full 5-day centre training, this will be followed by structured modules of 2 or 3 day, these will be scheduled several times every few months allowing candidates flexibility when attending, the total time expected for all centre training will be between 25-30 days depending on prior experience.

The time between attending training modules can be spent on site building a portfolio of works, this will require supervision by a Gas Safe registered engineer who will sign off tasks and supply evidence that the candidate has completed them successfully.

There are many handouts and presentations during the training modules for candidates to build into a personal file, and the LCL Awards Books Commercial Catering and Commercial gas safety training manuals are also included.

Contacts & Further Information

Call: 01543 460 385
Download: Managed Learning Programme - First Choice Group Training

About First Choice Group Training

First Choice Group Training, formerly Combico UK, is the specialist training arm of the First Choice Group and provides technical training courses and assessments for engineers and technicians working within the commercial foodservice industry. Our dedicated onsite training facility is conveniently located at the centre of the country in Cannock and has good motorway connections throughout the country. Training is provided by a team of professional trainers who have many years of experience in the commercial catering equipment industry. Facilities include fully functional professional kitchens together with the very latest in educational technology to ensure that the training team can provide effective and engaging courses for those who attend.