Duration: 2 days

Price: £445.00
Course Dates

Please see below the 2022 course dates for this 2-day combined training course to be delivered at AquaTerra House. If you don't see your desired date, please send us an enquiry via the form below.

Monday 6th – Tuesday 7th June
Monday 4th – Tuesday 5th July
Monday 1st – Tuesday 2nd August
Monday 5th – Tuesday 6th September
Monday 3rd – Tuesday 4th October
Monday 7th – Tuesday 8th November
Monday 5th – Tuesday 6th December

The Authorised Gas Tester role is critical in testing for and ensuring safe working atmospheres, in particular: permit controlled confined spaces, and prior to and during hot work. This course is designed to provide the basic training, knowledge, assessment and certification requirements for Authorised Gas Testers. The aim and objectives of the Authorised Gas Tester training programme is to ensure that personnel preparing for a gas tester role are equipped with the knowledge to conduct gas tests for oxygen levels, flammable and toxic gases safely. This training programme also equips the delegate with knowledge to conduct gas testing within confined spaces and awareness of associated confined space hazards. Delegates will also learn about relevant legislative requirements, gas measuring and monitoring equipment and documenting gas test results.

Course Elements

Confined space criteria
The hazards of operations within an oxygen deficient, toxic or flammable environment
Carrying out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment
Using safe systems of work
The implications of organisational and statutory requirements
Interpreting operational requirements
Selecting and using PPE and RPE
Working within the Permit to Work system
The operating principles of atmosphere monitoring and measuring equipment
Gas detector pre-start checks
Calibrating the instruments used in atmospheric testing
How to set up the relevant detector for each gas testing application

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Contact Details

Main Office

AquaTerra House,
Tofthills Avenue,
Midmill Business Park,
Kintore, Aberdeen,
UK, AB51 0QP

Email Address


Phone Number

+44 (0) 1224 392626