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Medical gas alarms maintenance & management


Course Details

Course code
3 days
Medical Gases
City & Guilds Assured
Training method

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

Who is the course for

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

Includes the installation commissioning and retrofitting of the new generation of digital medical gas alarm systems and covers the installation, commissioning, repair and fault finding of commonly used medical gas systems in accordance with HTM 02-01.

Aims & objectives

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


– 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.

Please be aware that this course is highly practical and will involve wiring alarm panels and their components.

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Our extensive practical facilities give learners the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience within a safe and controlled environment.

Course FAQs

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.

To book one of our courses follow the ‘book now’ link above or call our sales team on  +44 (0)1454 262777.

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