Authorised Gas Tester Level 1 Product-and-Application

Authorised Gas Tester Level 1

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Authorised Gas Tester Level 1

The two-day course is designed to equip the participants with comprehensive knowledge and the practical skills necessary for clearance measurements before confined space entry operations. It covers the characteristics of ox-, tox- and ex-hazards.

Learning objectives

This course is designed to provide the delegates with the knowledge and competencies required to carry out gas testing of atmospheres in confined spaces for pre-entry and on an ongoing basis. To provide those personnel preparing for a gas tester role with the knowledge to safely conduct gas tests for oxygen levels, flammable and toxic gases. In addition, this course also equips the delegates with the knowledge necessary to conduct gas testing within confined spaces and an awareness of associated confined space hazards.

Course content

  • Legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Risk assessments
  • Safe systems of work and permits to enter
  • Gases and their hazards
  • Sampling considerations
  • Theory and practice of gas detection and detectors
  • Pre-entry testing
  • On-going monitoring
  • Interpreting and documenting results

Provided by Dräger Academy

The Dräger Academy has been imparting well-founded and practice-based knowledge for over 40 years. With more than 110 authorised trainers and over 600 various thematic modules we are able to realize over 2,400 training courses per year. We look forward to welcoming you in person at the Dräger Academy—in our training centres around the world or at your site!​

Commitment to quality

Our train the trainer concept ensures that the knowledge and the competency of our trainers are maintained at a uniform high level around the world. This means that international service companies with a global presence can rely on the fact that the Dräger training sessions provide the same level of knowledge to their employees at any location—around the world.

Blended learning—as flexible as possible

​The content is presented in an application-based and varied manner. We combine conventional “classroom” training with practical exercises, realistic simulations and web-based online elements—a “blended learning” approach to enhance the learning experience and establish competency.

Further information

For detailed information about target group, learning method and duration please see also our Training Information under “Literature”.​


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