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Authorised Gas Tester (OPITO Approved) - Digital Learning

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  • Duration

    125 Minutes

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    OBSRDL015

  • Price

    GBP 125.00

Authorised Gas Tester (OPITO Approved) - Digital Learning

Prerequisites

N/A

Examination

Course Assessment

Course Contents

LO1: Confined space criteria
LO2: The type of operations being tested for flammable and toxic gases
LO3: The potential cumulative hazards of operations within an oxygen-enriched, oxygen-deficient, toxic or flammable environment and habitats
LO4: Carrying out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment before testing activities and confined space entry
LO5: Understanding responsibilities within safe systems of work
LO6: Nominating stand by person to raise the alarm and initiate emergency response
LO7: The implications of statutory requirements with respect to gas testing
LO8: How to interpret operational requirements
LO9: How to select, use and care for PPE for different toxic and flammable gases and other contaminants through risk assessment
LO10: Consideration of appropriate levels of respiratory protective equipment
LO11: The strengths and weaknesses of the various types of atmospheric flammable and toxic gas detection equipment
LO12: Determining the extent of the test boundaries
LO13: Calibrating the instruments used in atmospheric testing
LO14: Sources of assistance in the event of damaged or defective equipment
LO15: How to access and interpret the relevant operational instructions
LO16: The operating principles of atmosphere monitoring and measuring equipment
LO17: Frequently observed failure modes
LO18: How to correctly select between aspirating and non-aspirating detectors to obtain a representative sample of the atmosphere being tested
LO19: Equipment required for testing for hydrocarbons in inert atmospheres
LO20: Gas detector pre-start checks
LO21: How to document the results and advise relevant personnel
LO22: How to interpret the results, to include both normal and abnormal
LO23: Hot work (any operation involving naked flames or producing heat and/or sparks or any operation that has spark potential)
LO24: Vapour cloud movement
LO25: The hazards and properties of flammable gases
LO26: Carrying out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment before testing activities
LO27: Understanding responsibilities within safe systems of work
LO28: Nominating fire watcher(s) to raise the alarm and initiate emergency response
LO29: The different types of detectors used for the flammable product
LO30: The range and frequency of tests
LO31: Monitoring and retesting requirements
LO32: The principles of hot work gas testing as applied to the work area
LO33: The acceptable levels of flammable gases
LO34: The correct amount of oxygen
LO35: How to set up the relevant detector for each gas testing application and confirm its correct functioning
LO36: Where to site portable or transportable equipment that will be used to continuously monitor the atmosphere
LO37: The hazards and properties of flammable and toxic gases
LO38: The behaviour of different gases
LO39: The range and frequency of tests and monitoring and retesting after the initial entry
LO40: Acceptable levels of flammable and toxic gases and the correct amount of oxygen
LO41: The implications of WEL for toxic gases
LO42: The implications of LEL for flammable gases