Safety Courses

Compressed Gas Safety Training

Compressed Gas Safety Training

Interactive course on compressed gases and equipment with topics including: 

  • Operator behaviour
  • Gas properties & hazards
  • Cylinder identification & data
  • Associated equipment
  • Flammable toxic & special gases
  • Emergency procedures
  • PPE
  • Cylinder storage & handling
  • Legislation & Codes of Practice. 

Multiple choice questions are held throughout with a final test requiring 75% pass rate. PGS Certificate provided via on successful completion. 

Onsite Practical 

Up to 4 @ 1.5 hour practical sessions in groups of no more than 6 persons. The trainer will demonstrate, and all learners will be given the opportunity to undertake, before-use checks, regulator fitting, manual handing of cylinders. 

SHEQ Certificate provided on successful completion. 


Certification is valid for 3 years after which refresher instruction is recommended. 

Compressed (Cylinder) Gases Workshop
  • Classroom Session 3½ hours
    • Interactive training on compressed gases and equipment with topics including:
    • Operator behaviours, gas properties & hazards, flammable toxic & special gases, cylinder
    • identification & data, gas equipment, emergency procedures, PPE, cylinder storage &
    • handling, Legislation & Codes of Practice.
  •  Practical Session approximately 1 hour
    • During the practical demonstration all delegates will be given the opportunity to undertake before use checks, regulator fitting and manual handing of cylinders.

Total: 3 hours [E-learning session 1.5 hours. Practical Session 1.5 hour] 

For practical maximum 4 persons in a class are allowed and duration of same is approximately 1.5 hrs. We can accommodate maximum 12 people in a given day.

Onsite Facilities Required 

  • Suitable room equipped with a screen or monitor and electrical supply 
  • Access to compressed gases and equipment for practical session 

To participate in practical session cylinder manual handling and regulator fitting, learners must wear PPE according to local site conditions, the minimum being safety shoes, gloves and goggles.