Eastwood Park's live medical gas pipeline system is unique within the UK.
Is this course for you?
This course is aimed at estates staff who are involved with medical gases and may have to respond to a medical gas related issue.
The course is designed to provide the delegate with the knowledge and competencies required by the HSE and HTM 02-01 to work on a restricted range of medical gas plant safely and correctly.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Identify medical gases, associated hazards and the necessary precautions
- Identify different types of medical gases and their uses
- Correctly and safely use medical gas cylinders including changing cylinders on manifolds
- Carry out daily and weekly medical gas plant checks competently
- Explain the requirements of the permit to work system
- Define what to do in an emergency situation and the correct response to alarms
- Repair / replace terminal unit 2nd fix components
The course is run at the Eastwood Park Training centre, where a working medical gas pipe system is installed for “real” practical work, the course is a split of 50% classroom based and 50% practical work.
Overnight accommodation is available on site for the night prior to the course
Training can also be provided at your site for up to 8 delegates. (A suitable training room and access to manifold and medical gas plant rooms would be required)
HTM 02 recommends refresher training at a period not exceeding 3 years
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.
This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.
Following a review of the new government guidance we want to reassure you that the essential training booked at Eastwood Park for the coming weeks is going ahead as planned.
We are operating a COVID-secure environment and will be seeking the co-operation of everyone attending to strictly adhere to these arrangements throughout their stay and we will continue to carefully monitor the situation.
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Our medical gases plant room is fully equipped to support our live medical gas pipeline system.
How long will you hold provisional bookings for?
Provisional bookings will be held for one week (7 days) from the date of booking.
As we are facing a high demand for course places, we kindly ask you to confirm your place as soon as possible.
If you do not confirm this booking within this period, unfortunately we cannot hold the place for you and the provisional booking request will be removed from the system.
Will I need any PPE?
If you are booked onto one of our Competent or Authorised Person courses then you need to bring suitable clothing for brazing and a pair of safety shoes or boots for cylinder handling. Gloves and eye protection are provided by Eastwood park. Call our Sales team for advice on +44 (0)1454 262777.
Do I need to bring any documents with me?
Your joining instructions will state whether you need to bring anything with you to your course.
How do I find out your course availability?
To book one of our courses, call our sales team on +44 (0)1454 262777. Alternatively fill out the enquiry form on our website, after which we will contact you as soon as possible.
What are your terms & conditions?
You can view and download our booking terms and conditions here.