5-Year Competency Assessment

In accordance with Section C 4.1.2 of the Criteria Document version 1.4 and section 10.2 of the rules of registration, all RGIs are required to undergo a formal accredited “Domestic Gas Safety Assessments” (DGA) in an Accredited Assessment Centre every 5 years.

The criteria for the “Domestic Gas Safety Assessments” (DGA) can be viewed on the following links:

The assessment will be based on this criteria.

Additional information relating to the completion of the “Domestic Gas Safety Assessment” (DGA) can be found in the procedure "Personal Competency Certificate".

The assessment criteria was developed by the scheme committee and approved by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB). This committee, under the chairmanship of the CER, consists of representatives of the following industry stakeholders; CER, RGII, ILPGA, GNI, Calor, Flogas, Solas, ERS, Blue Flame, METAC, Martin Hogan Training and the Installer Representative Panel. Assessment Centers providing the “Domestic Gas Safety Assessments” (DGA) must be certified by an accredited certification body, which in turn must be accredited by a national accreditation body for this assessment in accordance with the standard ISO/IEC 17024.

The Following Assessment Centres have been approved to deliver the “Domestic Gas Safety Assessment” (DGA)

  •    Martin Hogan Energy Training, Tel: 01 8110607,
       Email: enquiries@martinhoganenergytraining.com
       Unit 4A, Century Business Park, St. Margaret's Road, Finglas, Dublin 11.
  •    METAC, Tel: 057 8756540, Email: info@metac.ie
       Units 3-4 Mountrath Enterprise Park, Mountrath, Co. Laois
  •    CCTS Belfast, Tel: 0044 28 9073 9418, Email: info@cctrainingservices.com
       Units 4-6 Tamar Commercial Centre,Tamar Street, Belfast BT4 1HR
  •    CDETB - Dublin, Tel: 01 6055900, Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie
       Ballyfermot Training Centre, Chapelizod Hill Road, D20 CX93, Web: 
  •    CETB Cork, Tel: 021 4856200, Email: paula.cosgrove@corktrainingcentre.ie
       Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork
  •    SGAS Belfast, Tel: 0044 28 90738547, Email: sgasbelfast@aol.com
       Calor Gas Complex, Airport Road West, Belfast, BT3 9EE
  •    Future Skills Ireland, Tel: 01 5324058, Email: info@futureskillsireland.ie
       Unit 10, Longmile Business Park, Longmile Road, Dublin 12
       Eircode: D12N284, GPS: 53.323901, -6.345273, Tel: 01 5324058, 
  •    SERC Professional Skills Centre Dublin, Tel: 085 2702624,Email ashanley@serc.ac.uk 
       Unit F 5 & 6  Calmount Park, Calmount Road, Ballymount, Dublin 12.

Assessment centres are separate entities to RGII and offer this assessment to RGIs only, on a commercial basis. Please note that any RGI sitting the assessment is not required to attend any training course, however if they wish to avail of pre-assessment training the associated training centers are in a position to provide this on a commercial basis.

For any clarification on the requirement for re-assessment of competence, please contact RGII at 01-4997998.

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