IADC-DIT- Gas Tester Training

IADC-DIT- Gas Tester Training


Fees: Euro € 1000 (VAT Excluded if applicable)

AccreditedHSEOil & Gas

Course Objectives

The aim and objectives of Gas Tester training program 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 program also equips the delegate with knowledge to conduct gas testing within confined spaces and awareness of associated confined space hazards. Candidates will also learn about relevant knowledge of gas measuring and monitoring equipment and documenting gas test results.

Course Target Audience

Facility Managers, Supervisors, Employees and Employers who have responsibilities for work related to gas testing.

Course Delivery

The course is delivered by classroom mode of training based on IADC approved presentation and training manual by an IADC approved tutor.

The course is delivered over 1 day with an assessment on the same day at respective Training Facilities.

Course Outline

Day 1:

  • Hazards of operations within an oxygen deficient, toxic or flammable environment
  • Carrying out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment.
  • Using Safe systems of work.
  • Interpreting operational requirements
  • Hazards present in the confined space.
  • Procedures and conditions to ensure that atmospheric conditions are safe for confined space entrants.
  • Equipment required to test and monitoring the atmospheric gases.

Practical Training:

  • Identification of different types of Gas Detectors.
  • Filling out Permits, Risk Assessment and Gas Test certificate.
  • Pre-check start-up of Multi Gas Detector.
  • Reading and Interpreting gas levels for Oxygen, CO, H2S and LEL levels. Knowing acceptable values.
  • Detecting gas levels at the different levels like top, middle and bottom level of the confined space to know the varying concentration of gas and vapours in the confined space.
  • Maintenance, Calibration and Bump test for Gas Detectors.

Course Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded an IADC certificate featuring the participant name, course title and the completion date.