Oxy-Acetylene / Propane Gases Safety Training

Interactive, engaging classroom & practical sessions. Covering operator behaviours, gas properties, hazards & safe light up / shut down procedures including specific BCGA CP7 & UK government legislation for cutting and welding applications.

Oxy-Acetylene / Propane Gases Safety Training

Approximately 90% of incidents involving oxy-acetylene/propane occur due to incorrect light up and shut down procedures and operator error. Attendance gives staff information to understand the specific hazards associated with oxy-acetylene/propane, resulting in an assured workforce and a safer workplace.

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 cutting, brazing, soldering & welding.

Certification

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

Why Training

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

NDT Co-coordinator, QA Weld Tech Ltd

Trainer was obviously very experienced and after the initial reaction from some of our older members of staff of “another course? we know all about gas safety” it was pleasing to see that the same people found the course very interesting and also felt they had learned something – thank you.

Group Training Officer , Sheffield Forgemasters

Customer focused training provider that ensures delivery is engaging, relevant to business needs and in line with current regulations & legislation – very pleased with the service provided.

Jon Buckle, Bosch Thermotechnology

“Brilliant course, very relevant to what we do. I would strongly recommend this training to other areas of our business. All aspects were beneficial”

Group Training Officer , Sheffield Forgemasters

Customer focused training provider that ensures delivery is engaging, relevant to business needs and in line with current regulations & legislation – very pleased with the service provided.

Sheffield Forgemasters

Customer focused training provider that ensures delivery is engaging, relevant to business needs and in line with current regulations & legislation – very pleased with the service provided.

Halfords Autocentres

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…

What price would you pay to secure the safety of your workforce?

We won't be beaten on prices for a like for like training - get in touch and request a no obligation proposal.

EAL Recognised Centre

Certification is available as a Nationally Accredited Level 3 Qualification.

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

What is 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

Course Structure for Oxy-Acetylene / Propane Gases Safety Training

Classroom Session (3.5 hours)

Interactive training on oxy-acetylene/propane gases and equipment with topics including:
User behaviour & perceptions
Flashback arrestors
Non-return valves
Emergency procedures
PPE & First aid

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

The trainer will oversee this task performed by an experienced operator to ensure compliance with current safe procedures & practice.

Oxy-Acetylene/Propane CP7 Inspection Module

An optional module suitable for experienced operators who are tasked with the inspection of oxy-fuel gas sets.

  • Delegates must have attended the oxy-fuel gas user course prior to attending. This module is suitable only for operators who are experienced in the safe use & handling of these gases and associated equipment.
  • All delegates will perform a full inspection using the PGS Inspection Manual and Checklist.

Inspection workshop (delivered on day 2) maximum 6 delegates £895

Oxy Acetylene / Propane Annual Inspection (CP7)

Please enquire about this option at the time of booking

Related and Alternative Training Options

Oxy Acetylene / Propane Cutting

Interactive, engaging classroom & practical sessions. Covering practical cutting techniques,operator behaviours, gas properties, hazards & safe light up/shut down procedures including specific BCGA CP7 & UK government legislation for cutting and welding applications.

Oxy-Acetylene/Propane Gases Safety E-learning

This oxy-acetylene / propane gases safety training course provides learners with an understanding of the hazards and properties of oxy-fuel gases used in applications such as cutting, brazing, soldering & welding.

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

Acetylene/  Oxy-Fuel / Oxygen / Propane

THERE'S NO PRESSURE HERE

PGS Work with companies, partners and organisations whose concern is the safety of employees & contractors using potentially hazardous compressed gases.

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