Training Overview

Refresher CP7 Gas Equipment Inspector

Open workshops are regularly delivered at our centrally located training academy in Cheshire and in partnership with distributors throughout the UK.

This Refresher course is suitable for Inspectors who have attended a 2-Day PGS CP7 Gas Inspector workshop within the previous 3 years.

Delegates will learn how to undertake the annual inspection of oxy-acetylene/propane equipment as required by BCGA CP7 and have an understanding of the hazards and properties of oxy-fuel gases.

For inspectors who have not received training in the last 3 years then we recommend the 2 day CP7 Gas Inspector course

Who is the course for:

Training is typically attended by service engineers, gas agents & distributors carrying out the annual inspection of 3rd party oxy-fuel gas equipment.


On successful completion learners will receive an EAL Level 3 qualification Mobile Oxy-Fuel Gas User.

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.

All Inclusive Price

£395subject to vat
  • 1 day refresher is only available to Inspectors who have attended the 2 Day inspector course within 3 years.

Training locations and dates

PGS HQ – Cheshire

  • 22 January 2019

  • 05 March 2019

  • 9 April 2019

  • 21 May 2019

  • 02 July 2019

  • 05 November 2019

Lincoln Electric – Sheffield

  • 07 February 2019

  • 20 September 2019

ESAB – Waltham Cross

  • 12 February 2019

  • 26 March 2019

  • 30 April 2019

  • 23 July 2019

  • 03 September 2019

  • 26 November 2019

Martin Plant Hire – Motherwell

  • 19 July 2019

  • 18 October 2019

What’s included?

Each Learner Receives:

  • EAL Level 3 Qualification – Mobile Oxy Fuel Gases Safety

  • PGS Gas Safety Passport

  • 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

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

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

Practical Sessions

Learners will be given the opportunity to undertake:

  • Before-use checks including leak checking
  • Regulator fitting
  • Manual handing of cylinders
  • Correct light-up & shut-down procedures
  • Fault finding and full annual inspection procedures