Eastwood Park's live medical gas pipeline system is unique within the UK.
Is this course for you?
This course is aimed at staff employed in EBME departments with responsibility for manufacturing medical gas hoses on-site. The course is ideally suited to healthcare personnel who also inspect, test and replace medical gas hoses.
The course will focus on the manufacture and testing of medical gas hoses in line with ISO 5359:2014. The course is designed to increase knowledge of medical gas hoses and their safe manufacture and use. You will learn how to identify and use manufacturing equipment and gas specific connectors as well as learning the correct methods of labelling to the ISO standards.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Identify hazards of Medical gases and the necessary precautions
- Identify and select the components which make up a medical gas hose
- Carry out Hose manufacturing process
- Carry out tests on a hose
- Clarify the requirements of hose maintenance and checking when in use
Please be aware that this course is highly practical and suitable clothing should be worn.
If the training is being delivered at your site the following is required:
- An area or room where information can be projected onto a screen or wall
- Seating with tables or desks for trainee's
- An area where learners can practise hose making and testing
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.
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.
When will I need refresher training?
It is recommended within HTM 02-01 that refresher training should be carried out every 3 years.
The Competent person MGPS (HTM 02) refresher is for Competent persons who have previously attended medical gas pipeline systems courses for competent persons and who now require updating on current guidance and best practice.
Authorised person MGPS (HTM 02) refresher is aimed at Authorised persons who need updating on current guidance and best practice working on medical gas pipeline systems.
Our Quality controller MGPS refresher is for existing QC (MGPS) Pharmacists currently on the national QC register and who require medical gas CPD and assessment for re-registration on the UK national register.
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.