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Latest News

Grade 4 exam be held on 28th May 2022 - 28th May 2022

The Next Grade 4 Technical & Theory Exam will be held on 28th May 2022 - If you would like to sit the exam, please e-mail Julie at the CSA office - e-mail:  We will send you a "Mock" Grade 4 Exam paper which gives a selection of the type of questions asked in the exam.  Please note that a better pass rate is achieved if you have worked through the Distance Learning Courses.

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COMMISSIONING ENGINEERS COMPENDIUM 2015 EDITION - Digital Edition - 16th December 2020

Now available online.

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CSA CONFERENCE NEW DATE - New Dates 2022 - 15th September 2020


Unfortunately due to the Covid pandemic, this event has now been postponed. We hope to re-schedule it in March 2022 by which time the public health measures and the personal sacrifices we’ve all made over the past year will have had the desired effect, and life will have returned to some semblance of normality. More information confirming the new date and venue details will follow as soon as possible.

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Introduction to commissioning management 2-day course - 25th October 2018

Introduction to Commissioning Management 2-day Course

Established in 1990, the CSA is an association for the commissioning industry within the construction world. Its membership comprises commissioning industry companies, individual commissioning engineers and associated companies (such as equipment manufacturers and instrument suppliers), who have a vested interest in ensuring that the commissioning function in today's complex built environment is carried out to a uniformly high standard.

With an already established and renowned portfolio of training courses, the CSA has constructed the ‘Introduction to Commissioning Management’ course to give real life insight and guidance to the entire Commissioning Management Process.

This 2-day course is split into 8 sessions, providing exercises to assess and guide Delegates through specific activities.  Each session contains:

  • the source material
  • detailed guidance through the process
  • an interactive session “exercise” to end each session

On successful completion of all 8 sessions each delegate will be awarded a CSA Introduction to Commissioning Management certificate and CSA members who are a Grade 5 and have the relevant path of development experience would then be able to apply for their Grade 6.

Course Location
Various Locations – see course dates.

Course Dates
6th & 7th September 2021 - Oxford
Both courses are limited numbers and subject to change due to COVID-19

Course Pricing

This unique 2-day course is priced at £600.00 + VAT for CSA Members and £700.00 +VAT for non-members.

For further information and to express interest in attending this important training course, please contact Julie Parker or Joanne Rowe at the CSA on

+44 (0)1403 754 133 or by email at

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TM17 DPVC fundamentals & commissioning - now available - 25th October 2018


This Technical Memorandum is intended to explain the theory and practice of:

How Differential Pressure Control Values (DPCV) control water flow rates.  The effect on flow rates as 2 port control valves open and close.  How DPCVs are commissioned.

By understanding how a DPCV works and how flow rates can vary in zones controlled (protected) by a DPCV, the Commissioning Engineer should be better equipped to understand and interpret commissioning results in relation to DPCV systems.

Available free to CSA members as a download from the CSA Website or £24.00 to non members.  Contact the CSA office 01403 754133 e-mail:


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