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Authorised Gas Tester

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  • Duration

    2 days

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  • Price

    GBP 441.00

    Excl. extras & Excl. 20.00 % VAT

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Authorised Gas Tester


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.

Target Group

This programme is designed to meet the initial training and knowledge assessment requirements for personnel preparing to work as Authorised Gas Testers*.

*Note: In the workplace, persons undertaking Standby/Safety Watch duties at the entrance to a confined space shall be an Authorised Gas Tester




A multiple choice written test with 70 questions and 80% pass mark

If delegates pass the knowledge assessment they will be awarded an OPITO approved certificate which is valid for 3 years

This course is delivered at one of our training centres in Aberdeen or via prior arrangement can be delivered at client premises.

Course Contents

Module 1 Authorised Gas tester
Module 2 Testing for flammable gas in preparation for hot work
Module 3 Confined Space Testing
Module 4 Gas Monitoring for Hotwork Sites