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Core Meter Assessment 2 & Meter 3 Limited Scope training course

Course code: CMA2LS  |  View training area

A 2 day training course to install and commission domestic gas sized meters, including medium pressure meters not greater than 2 bar pressure.


Those who wish to undertake this course must hold a nationally recognised qualification e.g. NVQ or City & Guilds craft certificate in a trade associated with gas work, e.g. plumbing. The applicant must also provide evidence of their qualification to the Assessment Centre along with written evidence confirming that they have undertaken ‘on the job’ gas installation and/or maintenance training, and have experience of gas work that has been carried out under the direct supervision of a competent operative(s) employed by a Gas Safe Registered business. The Assessment Centre will need to be satisfied that the applicant has a sufficiency and range of gas work experience relating to the application, in accordance with the requirements below.

The applicant's evidence must consist of the following:

  • Name, address and the Gas Safe Registration number of the business(es) providing the training.
  • The start and end dates of the Off the Job training programme.
  • The start and end dates of the On the Job training programme.
  • The types and sufficiency of gas work undertaken (not plumbing or other related work activities).
  • The name(s) of the competent operative(s) of the business that has provided the On the Job training.

N.B. If the Assessment Centre doubts the authenticity of the information presented by the applicant, they must decline access to ACS assessment.

Read the full training overview

Please see below for our full training overview for the Domestic Gas Meter Installation course.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • This course teaches installers everything they need to be able to install and commission primary domestic gas meters, up to six cubic meters per hour capacity, that are sealed off at the meter outlet fitting.
  • Training and assessment covers general gas safety competence in limited scope core domestic gas work (CMA2 LS)* and the specific gas meter appliance module, MET3 LS.
  • MET3 LS covers the installation and commissioning of domestic gas meters, but only when they are sealed off at the meter outlet fitting, with no gas is left in the installation pipework and/or appliances.

* CMA2 LS does not cover work on altering the position of meters, meter exchange, connection of outlet pipework or commissioning on appliances or internal installation pipework other than that required for the meter installation.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Compliance with industry standards.

What you will learn

This two-day course covers the following areas:

  • Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998.
  • Tightness testing and purging.
  • Gas Industry Unsafe Situations Procedure.
  • Scope of operatives work checking and setting regulators.
  • Operation and positioning of emergency isolation and warning labels.
  • Emergency procedures.
  • Pipe-work and fittings installations.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • Delegates will receive a short written assessment on the course content. Upon successful completion delegates will be issued with an accredited qualification.

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory is delivered in the classroom, followed by an assessment of key areas of learning.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates will need to bring an upstream qualification with existing meter competence certificate or evidence as described in the course pre-requisites above.
  • Two passport photographs – these are essential for certification and photo identification.

Price from: £378.00 + VAT

Course dates

Course code
2 day training course
Price from
£378.00 + certification

Please use the basket link to book online, or book by calling us on 0800 876 6708.

Start DateStart DateEnd DateVenueExc. VATInc. VAT 
08/10/2018Mon 08 Oct 2018Tue 09 Oct 2018 Derby £378.00£453.60 Add to my basket