Authorised Gas Tester (AGT)

Course name: Authorised Gas Tester (AGT) Level 1


Course duration: 2 days


Introduction: Delegates will gains required knowledge and understanding to conduct gas test for oxygen levels, flammable and toxic gases safely. Delegates will be equipped with knowledge to conduct gas testing within and outside of confined spaces, interpret acquired relevant legislative requirements and document gas test results. The course consists of two days classroom based training with a written examination and an on-site practical assessment. 
To successfully complete the course delegates must be able to read and write either in English, Azeri or Russian. 


Course Content:

The syllabus focuses on:

  • Legislation relating to confined spaces

  • Roles and responsibilities

  • Gas testing general principles

  • Testing for flammable gas in preparation for hot work

  • Confined space testing

  • Gas monitoring for different work sites

  • Types of gases commonly found on/offshore

  • Lower and upper explosive limits

  • Testing methods for oxygen deficient, flammable and toxic

  • atmospheres

  • Properties of gases and gas cloud movement

  • Practical exercises