Compressed Gases User Passport to Safety

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This one-day course is designed for anyone working with compressed gases and the associated equipment. The course ensures that employees comply with the obligations to be trained to understand the hazards associated with compressed gas.

At the end of the one-day course, delegates will be issued with a Compressed Gases Safety Passport which will certify delegates to handle compressed gases.

Every person that comes into contact with compressed gases in a commercial environment must possess some form of official training in the safe use and management of compressed gases to meet legislation and regulations set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

This course takes into consideration the British Compressed Gases Association Code of Practice and the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and issues a Compressed Gases Safety Passport.

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for people who work with compressed gases in any type of commercial industry. This will include welders and those who use compressed gases in an industry environment. Employers may want to enrol employees on this course in order to comply with legislation.


Delegates will be assessed on their ability to carry out before use checks on gas cylinders, regulator fitting and the manual handling of cylinders.


At the end of the course, delegates will receive a Compressed Gases Safety Passport which is widely recognised commercially as a sign that employees are qualified to work with compressed gases.

The one-day Compressed Gases User Passport to Safety course trains delegates in the safe management of compressed gases, which includes the following:

  • Operator behaviour, conduct and Codes of Practice
  • Gas properties and hazards (toxic, hazardous and flammable gases)
  • Cylinder Identification and data
  • Associated equipment
  • Emergency procedure
  • Storage and handling of cylinders

On the successful completion of the coursework, delegates will:

  • Understand what the conducts and Codes of Practice
  • Know what the properties and hazards of certain gases are
  • Be able to identify cylinders
  • Act on emergency procedures
  • Be able to handle and store compressed gas cylinders



The course is delivered at NLT’s Chesterfield site and it is also available to be delivered within your workplace. Please speak to a member of our Business Development Team to discuss your requirements.

SKU: WF-CGUPS Category:

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