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 Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
BCGA Code of Practice CP7
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 workstations and practical inspection procedures towards BCGA Code of Practice 7, Fault reporting
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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