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Gas Appliances

Exam revision materials for Plumbing Level 2&3 and ACS Gas Safety test

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Gas Cookers


Preliminary Checks

  • light appliance and check for correct operation
  • ventilation is adequate, room is suitable
  • appliance is suitable for gas supplied
  • installation meets manufactures instructions
  • Gas supply/connection meets requirements and is gas-tight
  • Proximity to combustible material is acceptable
  • Stability bracket has been fitted (where required)
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  • Isolate gas/electricity supplies to appliance
  • Check condition of flexible connector
  • Remove burners and clean air ports
  • Check and grease gas taps
  • Check and clean flue ways to oven/grill
  • Check conditions of all components and replace if necessary
  • Reassemble the components, checking any gas connections
  • Ensure oven door seals are OK
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  • Re-light cooker
  • Check burner pressure as stated on data plate
  • Check igniter function is OK
  • Check flame supervision on oven
  • Check oven thermostat
  • Report back to user with manufacturer's instructions
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