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Is your gas engineer qualified to work on your gas appliances?

All gas engineers on the Gas Safe Register are legal and qualified to work on gas.


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Using a Gas Safe registered engineer is the only way to make sure your gas appliances are safe.

What is a Gas Safe registered engineer?

A Gas Safe registered engineer has been checked to make sure they are competent and qualified to work safely and legally with gas.

To find a gas engineer in your area you can use our find a Gas Safe registered business service online or call 0800 408 5500.

How do I know my gas engineer is qualified to do the work?

Gas engineers will often have a range of qualifications that allow them to carry out specific types of gas work. It’s important to check what work they are qualified to do before you use them. You can find this information using our check an engineer service and by looking on the back of their Gas Safe Register ID card.

Every gas engineer carries a Gas Safe Register ID card with their own unique licence number, showing the type of gas work they are qualified to do. Before any gas work is carried out, always make sure you ask to see their Gas Safe Register ID card.


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                               (Click the image to view the ID card in more detail)

Why do I need to make sure my gas engineer is on the Gas Safe Register?

It’s all about safety. If someone other than a Gas Safe registered engineer does the gas work in your home, you could be risking the safety of your family and your property. Badly fitted and poorly serviced gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning.

What Next?

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