Is this course for you?

This course is for learners who have previously attended medical gas pipeline systems training for Competent Persons and who now require updating on current guidance and best practice. 

How often should I complete this refresher training?

HTM 02-01 recommends that refresher training is undertaken every three years.


The course will update the practising Competent Person’s knowledge of current guidance relating to medical gas pipeline systems.


By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Perform all necessary tests on pipeline systems as required to fulfil role
  • Identify relevant medical gas cylinder colour codes
  • Correctly service a range of medical gas terminal units
  • Carry out fluxless brazing to HTM 02 standards
  • Provide competent assistance to the Authorised Person during the execution of engineering tests
  • List the duties of a Competent Person in accordance with HTM 02
  • Identify potential hazards and adopt safe working procedures when working on piped medical gas systems
  • Summarise the medical gas pipeline systems 'Permit to Work' scheme
  • Describe the main components associated with medical gas pipeline systems

Related courses

Trained CPs with sufficient experience may consider becoming an Authorised Person:



Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.      

City & Guilds

This course has City & Guilds assured programme status.


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Medical gases lab

Eastwood Park's live medical gas pipeline system is unique within the UK.

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Plant room

Our medical gases plant room is fully equipped to support our live medical gas pipeline system.


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