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Authorised Gas Tester(agt) Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Combined

Duration 2 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £430.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre

Availability

Date Time Cost Venue Places  
11 Sep - 12 Sep 2017 08:30 - 16:30 £430.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 11
13 Nov - 14 Nov 2017 08:30 - 16:30 £430.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12
02 Apr - 03 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £443.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12
28 May - 29 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £443.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12
25 Jun - 26 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £443.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12
23 Jul - 24 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £443.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12
06 Aug - 07 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £443.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12
24 Sep - 25 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £443.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12
15 Oct - 16 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £443.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12
03 Dec - 04 Dec 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £443.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 12

About this course

Practical Content 25% Theoretical Content 75%

Target Audience

Personnel involved with performing a test for Oxygen, Flammable, and toxic gases up to and including, working in confined spaces

> Personnel involved in testing for Flammable Gas in preparation for Hot Work

> Personnel involved in Firewatch duties

 

Course Aims

The aim is to ensure that personnel preparing for the gas tester role are equipped with the knowledge to conduct gas tests for oxygen levels, flammable and toxic gases safely. In addition to equip personnel with the knowledge.

to conduct gas testing within confined spaces and awareness of associated confined space hazards.

> To ensure that personnel preparing for a gas tester role are equipped with the knowledge to safely conduct tester role are equipped with the knowledge to conduct gas tests for oxygen levels, flammable and toxic gases safely. In addition to equip personnel with the knowledge to conduct gas testing within confined spaces and awareness of associated confined space hazards.

> To ensure that personnel preparing for a gas tester role are equipped with the knowledge to safely conduct tests for flammable gases in preparation for Hot Work at the worksite. In addition to learn about relevant legislative requirements, gas measuring, monitoring equipment, and documenting gas test results.

> To ensure that personnel preparing for a gas tester role involved in providing safety watch duties by the ongoing monitoring of a hot work site are equipped with the relevant knowledge to safely carry out the role

Course Content

·       Selection, care and use of PPE for gas testing

·       Types of fixed, portable and personal monitors

·       Statutory requirements (HASAWA, Confined Space Regulations, ACOP)

·       Implications of EH40 document (Workplace Exposure Limits)

·       Hazards associated with toxic, flammable and oxygen deficient/enriched atmospheres

·       Working with permits, ICCs and entry certificates

·       Behaviour of different gases

·       Principals of gas testing in confined spaces

·       Range and frequency of tests and acceptable limits 

       How to document results and advise relevant personnel

 

Delivery

Classroom and practical scenarios on the Abcol Production platform

Certification

Standard Authorised Gas Tester Level 1(9024)

> Gas Testing for Confined Space Work

> Standard Authorised Gas Tester Level 2 (9225)

> Gas Testing for Hot Work

> Standard Authorised Gas Tester Level 3 ( 9226)

> Gas Monitoring for Hot Work sites

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

> Trade qualifications, > Minimum 5 years experience in industry, > A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor. > AGT Level 1, AGT level 2, AGT level 3.

Min/Max Delegates

4/12, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

 

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN



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