On-Site Training: Oxy Acetylene / Propane Annual Inspection (CP7)

Training for the annual inspection of oxy-fuel equipment as required by BCGA CP7

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Training Overview

Oxy-Acetylene/Propane Annual Inspection CP7

This training course delivered at your location through a blend of classroom & practical training, Interactive, engaging classroom & practical sessions. Delegates will learn how to undertake the annual inspection of oxy-acetylene/propane equipment as required by BCGA CP7.

Who is the course for:

Typically this training will be attended by users of oxygen & acetylene or propane who have the additional responsibility of carrying out the annual inspection of the associated equipment.


This training is nationally accredited by EAL & provides 7 CPD learning hours. You can choose to upgrade to a Level 3 QCF qualification (enquire at time of booking)

Why training:

Completion of this course demonstrates delegates  have received guidance and information which allows them to inspect oxy-acetylene/propane gas equipment in line with the requirements from BCGA CP7

BCGA CP7 states: Annual maintenance of oxy-acetylene/propane equipment shall be carried out by a person who has been formally trained to demonstrate:

  • Sufficient practical experience of related gas equipment
  • Theoretical knowledge of the functioning of the equipment, the properties of gases used, the potential defects and hazards which may occur and their importance to the integrity and safety of the equipment.
“It is a pleasure to work with PGS, the team are professional and efficient and delivered quality training throughout the project.
The trainers interacted with our colleagues in a professional manner and had the skills & knowledge to make the training both interesting and beneficial.
I am delighted we chose to work with PGS; we are very pleased with the outcome of the training and look forward to working with them in the future”
Andy Turbefield, Head of Quality & Training, Halfords Autocentres
“Just to let you know, they guys that did the flame cutting course were very complimentary of the training they received, they said the content was much better than previous training courses they had been on”
HSQE Manager, Exova

Certification is available as a Nationally Accredited QCF Level 3 qualification.

Awarded by EAL the Level 3 QCF is the the highest level of achievement available for compressed gas safety training in the UK -only available from PGS.

All Inclusive Price

£1820first 5 delegates
  • Pricing is fully inclusive of classroom & practical training.  No additional fees for travel within mainland UK 

What’s included?

Each Learner Receives:

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

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 4 hours

Interactive training on the inspection of oxy-acetylene/propane equipment:

  • Operator behaviours
  • Flashback arrestors
  • Non-return valves
  • Emergency procedures
  • PPE
  • Oxy-acetylene/oxy-propane components
  • Component inspection
  • Record keeping

Practical Session 3 hours

Learners will undertake:

  • Before-use checks including leak checking
  • Regulator fitting
  • Manual handing of cylinders
  • Correct light-up & shut-down procedure
  • Full oxy-fuel inspection using the PGS Annual Inspection Manual and check lists

NOTE: Gas distributors testing other company’s oxy-fuel equipment must attend the 2-day Gas Inspection Workshop

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