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Authorised Person Medical Gas Pipeline Systems HTM 02-01 (APMGPS)

£1,005 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Assured course provides you with a detailed overview and understanding of HTM 02-01. Attending this course enables you, as a prospective AP (MGPS), to carry out your duties effectively and compliantly with respect to medical gas systems. This will also cover your ability to react correctly to emergency situations. During the course, you will take a number of written assessments and a multiple choice examination. Upon successful completion, you will be issued with a City & Guilds Assured certificate of achievement.
Who is This Course For?
This course is designed for healthcare/estates officers and other personnel, who are looking to be appointed as an Authorised Person (MGPS) and require a detailed level of understanding that ensures they have the knowledge and competence to manage a medical gas system safely to compliance. This course is also suitable for those that have had minimal contact with medical gases since their previous training.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 2nd September 2024 Fri, 6th September 2024 York £ 1,005
Mon, 28th October 2024 Fri, 1st November 2024 Slough £ 1,005
Mon, 6th January 2025 Fri, 10th January 2025 York £ 1,005
Mon, 24th February 2025 Fri, 28th February 2025 Slough £ 1,005
Mon, 3rd March 2025 Fri, 7th March 2025 York £ 1,005
Mon, 30th June 2025 Fri, 4th July 2025 Slough £ 1,005

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Induction
  • What is an Authorised Person (Group Discussion)
  • HTM 02-01 Roles and Responsibilities
  • Training Requirements
  • Properties of Medical Gases
  • Cylinder Management and Storage
  • Medical Gas Manifolds
  • Oxygen Supply Systems
  • Medical Air Systems
  • Medical Vacuum Systems
  • Alarm Systems
  • Assessment on the Authorised Person Role
  • Evening Exercise: Undertake Exercise 2
  • Installation
  • Testing and Commissioning
  • Emergency Supplies
  • Emergency Supplies
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Evening Exercise: Undertake Exercise 3
  • Auditing / Inspections
  • Permit to Work
  • Evening Exercise, Completion of Scenario Work
  • Final Assessment and Written Test
  • Test Results and Re-sits
  • Understanding of the HTM 02-01 and its structure and purpose
  • Statutory requirements
  • Characteristics and safety requirements of medical gases
  • Storage and management of medical gas cylinders
  • Correct use and management of the medical gas permit to work system
  • Management and assessment of Competent Persons and medical gas contractors
  • Safe management of medical gas plant and distributional pipework systems
  • Design overview and installation practices of medical gas systems
  • Validation and verification of medical gases
  • Overview of an Operational Policy and Safe Operating Procedures
  • Requirements of the Medical Gas Group
  • Management of documentation
  • Compliant management of medical gas maintenance
  • The provision of emergency supplies
  • Risk assessments and method statements
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Copy HTM 02-01 Part A and B.
Trust Medical Gas Policy.
Emergency Procedures.
Medical Gas System Drawings (if available).
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Customer Questions

Q: What is an Authorised Person?
A: An Authorised Person is defined as someone who has been formally authorised in writing to undertake a role.
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