Compressed Gases Safety E-learning

Interactive & engaging e-Learning lesson. Covering the safe use, handling, storage & transportation of bottled gases used in Laboratory & Industrial applications.

Approximate Timing: 90 minutes

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Compressed Gases Safety E-learning

Attendance of this course should result in the safe use of compressed gas equipment and gives attendees information to understand the specific hazards associated with gases such as Nitrogen, CO2, Hydrogen and Argon, resulting in an assured workforce and a safer workplace.

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for all those working with any compressed gas and associated equipment commonly used in applications such as calibration, packaging, production and analysis.


Successful learners will receive a PGS Certificate of Achievement accredited with 1.5 CPD learning hours. Certificates are valid for 3 years, after which a refresher course is required

Why Training

This training ensures your organisation complies with obligations to train all staff exposed to risk.

Training Coordinator, Pfizer R&D UK Ltd

“We had arranged onsite refresher training which was cancelled due to Covid-19.E-Learning was made available to us and has been very well received by all delegates, they found the online sessions very informative and some preferred it to face to face delivery.I received great support and communication throughout the process”

Learner, Pfizer R&D UK Ltd

“Refresher training organised by our training department. E-Learning replaced the face to face course that was cancelled due to Covid-19. I thought the training was beneficial and I would recommend it to others”

Vehicle Certification Agency

“This was an excellent course that has greatly increased my knowledge of gases safety. The e-Learning system is very easy to use and the content was relevant and pitched at the right level. I have recommended this course to people within my organisation”

Trainer, Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd

“I’ve really enjoyed the perfect amount of detail in the course, where you come away from a slide knowing what was meant, but not feeling overloaded with information. A really good balance, and really informative about legal requirements. Thanks”

Learner, Babcock DSG

“The course held my interest and has increased my knowledge of gases safety. I thought the training content was excellent and very relevant to my job, overall, I thought the training was very good”

Company Director, Baileys Turkeys Ltd

“I undertook the e-Learning as a free trail to ascertain its benefit for my staff after contacting PGS through the web chat.The course is well put together with a sensible level of detail. Being able to leave and return to training at any point in the day was of particular benefit.I would recommend this training…

Learner, BAE Systems (operations)

“Good flow of information to keep interest, enjoyed the taster questions throughout the course. I enjoyed the course and will recommend this training to other areas of the business where staff require gas cylinder safety training”

Training Coordinator, Leonardo Helicopters

“From my perspective as a Training Co-Ordinator I find that the website is easily accessible and shows, at a glance, those who have not completed their courses. I am also notified immediately via email when a delegate completes and passes the course as I am sent a copy of their certificate. It is immensely helpful…

Learner, Babcock International Group

“The course held my interest and has increased my knowledge of how to work safely with gases. The content is excellent and I think the supporting documentation is good”

Capability Manager, Qinetiq

“Thank you for a very professionally run course, very informative and educational”

Blended Learning

All our e-Learning courses can be delivered as a blended programme with the addition of one or more practical sessions delivered at your location. Please call to discuss this option.

ONE Delegate

Compressed Gases Safety E-learning Course for a single delegate

£55 (subject to VAT)


Multiple Delegates

Compressed Gases Safety E-learning Course for multiple delegates

from £55(subject to VAT)

What is included?

Each learner receives

EAL Accredited Certification, valid for 3 years
Supporting documentation
Access to 3 year technical support

Management receives

A summary of learner opinions of training
Relevant updates on gas legislation

Course Objectives for Compressed Gases Safety E-learning

Topics Covered

Correct operator behaviours
Gas properties & hazards
Cylinder identification & data
Gas equipment
Emergency procedures
Cylinder storage & handling
Legislation & Codes of Practice

On completion learners of this course learners will understand the importance of:

Understand the common properties of all gases in use
Have established their current level of knowledge with regards to Gas Safety
Have a detailed knowledge of the hazards of the gases they use & their safety implications
Know how to identify cylinder gases correctly
Know the definition & hazards of pressure & its relevance to cylinder & pipework
Know how to handle gas cylinders safely & correctly, & the hazards associated with incorrect manual handling of gas cylinders
Know how to handle gas cylinders safely & correctly, & the hazards associated with incorrect manual handling of gas cylinders
Know the correct Personal Protective Equipment to wear
Compressed gases safety training

About this e-Learning course

Compressed Gases Safety E-learning in a nutshell:

The Compressed Gases Safety E-learning course should take approximately 90 minutes to complete.
Compatible with all devices.
Delivered as a narrated slide presentation with video & quizzes to test knowledge and keep the learner engaged.
Individuals are able to stop and resume a course at their convenience.
To receive a certificate of training learners must successfully answer a final multiple choice quiz
A pass rate of 80% is required to receive a certificate of training
Learners have 2 attempts at the final quiz, they may review a module freely should they fail the test on the first occasion
After a second failed test the full module must be reviewed before taking the test again

Related and Alternative Training Options

No On-site training available

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