The candidates will become familiar with the requirements associated with gas detection for hot work, legislative controls, the different equipment and safety procedures used and how to interpret the result of gas tests.
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with the knowledge to allow them to operate as a Level 2 Authorised Gas Tester. This course, accredited to the OPITO Authorised Gas Tester (Level 2) standard, will give candidates the knowledge to enable them to test safely for flammable gas in preparation for hot work.
This course will familiarise them with the requirements associated with gas detection for hot work, legislative controls, the different equipment and safety procedures used and how to interpret gas test results.
This course is built of five modules, each including its own set of learning outcomes which include:
- Testing for Hot Work
- Legislative controls
- Atmospheric measuring and monitoring equipment
- Atmospheric measuring and monitoring equipment cont.
- Gas Testing for Hot Work
- Interpreting and documenting results
The duration of the course is 120 minutes with Inter-module assessments and a 20 question final assessment at the end. On completion the candidate will be registered on OPITO’s Authorised Gas Tester Register.