This course is for owners and users of compressed gases for welding, cutting and similar processes. Oxy/Fuel equipment should only be used by those who have had competence training.
This Mandatory Competence Inspection course, focuses on the essential knowledge and skills required to inspect Oxy-Fuel Gas Equipment safely.
The training enables the candidate to comply with legal obligations and current codes of practice.
Upon meeting the criteria after attending this course, you will be able to inspect test and operate Oxy-Fuel gas equipment safely and competently.
Tuition Fees: Inspection Only - £150. Inspection and Practical Cutting training £225
What You Will Learn
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
BGCA Code of Practice CP7 and CP47
Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000
The principles and hazards of Oxy-Fuel gas cutting and welding
Introduction to Industrial Gases – Oxygen, Acetylene, Propane
Components, Storage, Handling and Transportation
Oxy-Fuel gas practical inspection procedures towards BGCA Code of Practice 7
The correct sequence of Setting up, Leak detection procedures, Lighting up, Flame set recognition, Operating and Shutting down of the Oxy-Fuel gas equipment
Workstation and Underpinning Knowledge tests
**Practical gas cutting exercises**
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