Is this course for you?

The course is for existing Authorised and Competent Persons (Medical Gas) who require a greater understanding and practical knowledge of medical gas alarm systems.

It covers the installation, commissioning, repair and fault finding of commonly used medical gas systems in accordance with HTM01-02.


To allow learners to carry out a full range of activities relating to medical gas alarm systems without the need to use specialist contractors.


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

  • Identify hazards of medical gases, electricity and the necessary precautions
  • Identify and select the components which make up a medical gas alarm system
  • Carry out installation of medical gas alarm systems
  • Carry out commissioning and testing of medical gas alarm systems
  • Carry out fault finding, replacement and repair of components

Additional information

It is essential that learners have a knowledge of medical gas pipeline systems and plants, either through relevant workplace experience or by having completed an accredited Authorised Person or Competent Person MGPS course.

While the alarm system is electricity/electronic based, it is NOT a requirement for learners to have an electrical background.



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