Training Overview

Compressed Gases Safety Training

Interactive & engaging e-Learning training course. Covering the safe use, handling, storage and transportation of compressed gases (cylinder/bottled) gases used in Laboratory & Industrial applications.

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.

Why training:

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

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.

Discounts Available for Groups

£50per delegate. Prices subject to VAT

Approximate Timing:

Compressed gases safety e-Learning should take approximately 1.5 hours to complete.  Learners can leave and return to the course if required.

What’s included?

Each Learner Receives:

  • CPD Accredited Certification
  • Supporting documentation
  • Access to 3 year technical support

Management Receives:

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

On completion learners will

  • 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
  • Understand the basic requirements for the safe storage of gas cylinders
  • Know the correct Personal Protective Equipment to wear

Topics covered in this training

  • Operator behaviors
  • Gas properties & hazards
  • Cylinder identification & data
  • Gas equipment
  • Emergency procedures
  • Appropriate PPE
  • Cylinder storage & handling
  • Legislation & Codes of Practice

About this e-Learning course

  • Compressed Gases Safety e-learning should take approximately 1.5 hrs 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.
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