Is this course for you?

This course is aimed at Authorised Persons who have previously attended ‘Medical gas pipeline systems courses for Authorised Persons’ and who now require updating on current guidance and best practiceHTM 02 recommends that refresher training is undertaken every three years.


The course is designed to update the practising Authorised Person’s knowledge of current guidance on medical gas pipeline systems.


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

  • Identify hazards of Medical gases and the necessary precautions
  • Identify the components which make up a medical gas system to HTM 02-01 and correct installation
  • Carry out design positioning of pipe work, valves, outlets and equipment
  • Calculate design flow rates and pipework sizes
  • Understand the commissioning process and applicable tests
  • Identify the operational checks and tests required to operate the MGPS system safely
  • Define the documents and processes required to carry out the AP duties
  • Use the Permit to work documentation correctly

Related courses

It is recommended this refresher course should be taken at 3 year intervals.



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 accredited 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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