Training Overview

Compressed & Cryogenic Gases Safety Open Workshops

Open workshops are regularly delivered at our centrally located training academy in Cheshire and at locations throughout the UK. These events offer an affordable route to nationally accredited safety training delivered through a blend of classroom & practical training, provides learners with an understanding of the hazards and properties of compressed and cryogenic gases used in industrial and laboratory applications.

Who is the course for:

This course is suitable for all those working with compressed gases in storage, transportation, handling and use of compressed & cryogenic gases including Propane, Nitrogen & Helium.


This training is nationally accredited by EAL & provides 4 CPD learning hours.  You can choose to upgrade to a Level 3 QCF qualification (enquire at time of booking)

Why training:

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

Attendance gives staff information to understand the specific hazards associated with compressed gases and cryogens such as cold, oxygen deficiency & enrichment and those encountered during decanting procedures, resulting in an assured workforce and a safer workplace.

Price per delegate

£295subject to vat
  • Pricing is fully inclusive of classroom & practical training (£245 for compressed gas only). Ask about available levels of certification at time of booking.

Training dates at PGS HQ in Cheshire

  • 29 January 2020

  • 23 April 2020

  • 5 August 2020

Reserve a place

What’s included?

Each Learner Receives:

  • Accredited Certification and Passport Card valid for 3 years (Optional upgrade to QCF qualification)
  • Supporting documentation
  • Access to 3 year technical support
  • Light up & shut down procedures

Management Receives:

  • Detailed feedback on delegate performance for inclusion in company training records
  • A summary of learner opinions of training
  • Relevant updates on gas legislation

Classroom Session 3.5 hours

Interactive training on oxy-fuel gases and equipment with topics including:

  • Operator behaviours
  • Flashback arrestors
  • Non-return valves
  • Emergency procedures
  • PPE