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Oxy-Fuel Gas Competence Training & Inspection

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Key Info

Learning Area   Engineering
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   Inspection (6 hours, 9am to 4pm). Inspection and Practical Cutting training (9 hours, 9am to 7pm)
Course Code   10611-STA-22,10611-STA

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £120.00

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £120.00

This mainly practical course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills required when operating Oxy-Fuel Gas Equipment. This training enables the candidate to comply with legal obligations and current codes of practice.

This course is for those individuals that use compressed gases for welding, cutting and similar processes. Oxy/Fuel equipment should only be used by those who have had adequate training.

Upon meeting the criteria, after attending this course you will be able to operate Oxy-Fuel gas equipment safely and competently.

  What You Will Learn

The legal obligations of owners and users:

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**


Practical gas cutting exercises.




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