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Competent Person Medical Gas Pipeline Systems (CPMGPS)

£995 + VAT
5 Days
York and Slough.
Course Overview
This course is designed to provide you with an overview and understanding of how to work safely on medical gas systems and appreciate your responsibilities in accordance with HTM 02-01. You will then be able to provide competent assistance to the Authorised Person during the execution of engineering test terminal units. Upon successful completion of the written assessment, you will be issued with a City & Guilds accredited certificate of achievement.
Who is This Course For?
This course is designed for maintenance supervisors / other personnel, who have been nominated as the Competent Person MGPS, who need a satisfactory level of training that ensures they have the knowledge and competence to manage a medical gas system safely.
Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Course Introduction
  • What is a Competent Person (Group Discussion)
  • HTM 02-01 Roles and Responsibilities
  • Training Requirements
  • Properties of Medical Gases
  • Cylinder Management and Storage
Two
  • Medical Gas Manifolds
  • Oxygen Supply Systems and Medical Air Systems
  • Medical Vaccum Systems and Alarms
  • AAGSS
  • Installation
  • Evening Exercise: Undertake Exercise 2
Three
  • Testing and Commissioning
  • Emergency Supplies
  • RAMS
  • Assessment on the Competent Person Role
  • Evening Exercise: Undertake Exercise 3
Four
  • Permit to Work
  • Scenario Work
  • Revision for Final Test
Five
  • Final Assessment and Written Test
  • Test Results and Resits
  • Introduction to basic gas safety and HTM 0201
  • Typical Gas System design and operation
  • Understanding of gas system schematic diagrams
  • Basic fault finding, including typical responses to alarm/ emergency conditions
  • MGPS Maintenance and Testing Requirements, including practical tests
  • Introduction to the MGPS Permit to Work System, as detailed within HTM 0201
  • Emergency Procedures
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 Draw (if available).
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Upcoming Course Dates
York
Monday, 22nd February 2021
End date: Friday, 26th February 2021
York
Monday, 26th April 2021
End date: Friday, 30th April 2021
Slough
Monday, 10th May 2021
End date: Friday, 14th May 2021
York
Monday, 7th June 2021
End date: Friday, 11th June 2021
York
Monday, 5th July 2021
End date: Friday, 9th July 2021


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