Training Overview

Oxy-Acetylene/Propane Safety Training Open Workshops

Open workshops are regularly delivered at our centrally located training academy in Cheshire. 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 oxy-fuel gases used in cutting & welding applications.

Who is the course for:

This course is suitable for all those working with oxy/acetylene or oxy/propane gases and associated equipment commonly used in applications such as welding, brazing or cutting.


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

Why training:

Approximately 90% of incidents involving oxy-acetylene/propane occur due to incorrect light up and shut down procedures and operator error.

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 oxy-acetylene/propane, resulting in an assured workforce and a safer workplace.

Price per delegate

£245subject to vat
  • Pricing is fully inclusive of classroom & practical training. Ask about available levels of certification at time of booking.

Training dates at PGS HQ in Cheshire

Oxy-acetylene/propane safety training
  • 14 March 2019

  • 13 June 2019

  • 13 September 2019

  • 12 December 2019

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

Practical Session allow approximately 1 hour

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