BCGA CP7 Gas Inspection Course
2 Day £495 + VAT
1 Day Refresher £375+ VAT
Who is this qualification for?
A complete training and certification service to enable those with a basic understanding of the Oxy/Fuel Gas Welding process to inspect portable Oxy/Fuel cutting and welding gas equipment in accordance with the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and the British Compressed Gases Association Code of Practice 7 (BCGA CP7).
When booking online for our CP7 Gas Inspection Course, you will be directed to the weldability Sif website to complete your booking.
or call to book now : +44 (0)845 130 7757
Weldability Sif provide a complete training and certification service to enable those with a basic understanding of
the Oxy/Fuel Gas Welding process to inspect portable Oxy/Fuel cutting and welding gas equipment in accordance
with the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and the British Compressed Gases Association Code
of Practice 7 (BCGA CP7) and unlike other training providers, whose courses have to be refreshed annually, our
course will certify you for 3 years.
Do I need to do the one or two-day CP7 Gas Inspection course?
The British Compressed Gas Association (BGCA) states:
Annual maintenance of oxy-acetylene/propane equipment shall be carried out by a person who has been formally trained to demonstrate:
• Sufficient practical experience of related gas equipment
• Theoretical knowledge of the functioning of the equipment, the properties of gases used, the potential defects and hazards which may occur and their importance to the integrity and safety of the equipment
The guidelines that are followed to ensure that this training is up to date and relevant are:
1. A new candidate takes the 2-day CP7 course
2. Three years later he/she takes the one-day refresher course
3. Three years after the refresher, the candidate cannot complete another one-day refresher but must complete the two-day course again
Candidates who have previously completed CP7 courses with other providers must complete the two-day course.
What does this qualification cover?
• Hazards of gases
• Incident case study
• Cylinder identification
• Hazards of oils greases & PTFE tape
• Oxygen enrichment & deficiency
• Emergency Procedures
• Manual Handling
• Storage & Transport
• Backfires & Flashbacks
• Torches, Nozzles, Hoses
• Pressure Systems Regulations
• Practical procedures mobile oxy-fuel systems
• Safe set up & shut down
• Annual inspection
• Test & response papers
Once qualified, you could provide a chargeable Gas Equipment Inspection Service and will have the knowledge to
advise if replacement equipment is necessary and then supply, recouping your investment over just a few calls.
Upon passing the course, successful delegates will receive a certificate, identity card and a comprehensive
inspection pack, including tool kit.
Successful candidates will receive:
EAL Certificate of Verified Achievement
Compressed Gases Safety Passport to HSE INDG 381
Courses run 4 times per year for 1-2 days.
2 Day Course 2019
1 Day Refresher Course 2019
• 22nd & 23rd May 2019
• 21st & 22nd August 2019
• 20th & 21st November 2019
• 22nd May 2019
• 21st August 2019
• 20th November 2019
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