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Authorised Person Medical Gas Pipeline Systems (APMGPS)

£995 + VAT
5 Days
York and Slough.
Course Overview
This course provides you with a detailed overview and understanding of HTM 02-01. Attending this course allows you, as a prospective AP (MGPS), to carry out your duties effectively concerning medical gas supply plant and all medical gas distribution systems. This will also cover your ability to react correctly to emergency situations. 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 managers and other personnel, who have been nominated as the Authorised Person (MGPS) and need the detailed level of understanding that ensures they have the knowledge and competence to manage a medical gas system safely.
Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • 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
Two
  • Medical Gas Manifolds
  • Oxygen Supply Systems
  • Medical Air Systems
  • Medical Vacuum Systems
  • Alarm Systems
  • Assessment on the Authorised Person Role
  • AAGSS
  • Evening Exercise: Undertake Exercise 2
Three
  • Installation
  • Testing and Commissioning
  • Emergency Supplies
  • Emergency Supplies
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Evening Exercise: Undertake Exercise 3
Four
  • Auditing / Inspections
  • Permit to Work
  • Scenario Work
Five
  • Final Assessment and Written Test
  • Test Results and Re-sits
  • Introduction to HTM 02-01
  • Statutory obligations
  • Characteristics and safety requirements of medical gases
  • Storage and management of medical gas cylinders
  • Structure and management of the medical gas permit to work system
  • Supervision of the Competent Persons and medical gas contractors
  • Safe operation of medical gas plant and distributional pipework systems
  • Design and installation of medical gas systems
  • Testing and quality control requirements
  • Production of an Operational Policy and Safe Operating Procedures
  • Assessment of MGPS installations for compliance with HTM 02-01
  • Management of documentation
  • Control of maintenance
  • The provision of emergency supplies
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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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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Upcoming Course Dates
York
Monday, 18th January 2021
End date: Friday, 22nd January 2021
York
Monday, 12th April 2021
End date: Friday, 16th April 2021
Slough
Monday, 24th May 2021
End date: Friday, 28th May 2021
York
Monday, 28th June 2021
End date: Friday, 2nd July 2021
Slough
Monday, 26th July 2021
End date: Friday, 30th July 2021


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