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Authorised Gas Tester

Standard Code: 9240 and 9242 (Digital Delivery)

Amendment: 1 (Jan 2020)

Aim and objectives:

The aim and objectives of the Authorised Gas Tester training programme is to ensure that personnel preparing for a gas tester role are equipped with the knowledge to conduct gas tests for oxygen levels, flammable and toxic gases safely.

This training programme also equips the delegate with knowledge to conduct gas testing within confined spaces and awareness of associated confined space hazards.

Delegates will also learn about relevant legislative requirements, gas measuring and monitoring equipment and documenting gas test results.

Target Audience:

This programme is designed to meet the initial training and knowledge assessment requirements for personnel preparing to work as Authorised Gas Testers*.

*Note: In the workplace, persons undertaking Standby/Safety Watch duties at the entrance to a confined space shall be an Authorised Gas Tester or an Authorised Gas Monitor.

Delegate pre-requisites:

No pre-requisites are required.


3 years

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