Authorized Gas Tester

This Authorised Gas Tester (AGT) e-learning course is designed to meet the initial training and knowledge assessment requirements for personnel preparing to work as Authorised Gas Testers. This courses meets the OPITO Authorised Gas Tester Standard (Digital Delivery) and Maersk Training has been approved by OPITO to deliver this training.

The aim of the Authorised Gas Tester training programme 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 programme also equips the learner with knowledge to conduct gas testing within confined spaces and awareness of associated confined space hazards.

The learners will also learn about relevant legislative requirements, gas measuring and monitoring equipment, and documenting gas test results.

Learners will be required to upload the following information in the Learning Management System for verification and approval:

1.Government-issued Passport, driving licence or national identity card.


2.Vantage number

Certification: OPITO Certificate valid for 3 years.

This Authorised Gas Tester Training course comprises the following modules:

AGT Course Overview
OIS-102 Authorised Gas Tester
OIS-103 Testing for Flammable Gas in Preparation for Hot Work
OIS-104 Confined Space Testing
OIS-105 Gas Monitoring

Learning Outcomes:
OIS-102 Authorised Gas Tester Module:
1. OIS-102: 1: Relevant legislative controls
2. OIS-102: 2: The principles and use of Atmospheric Measuring and Monitoring Equipment
3. OIS-102: 3: Implementing and documenting results

OIS-103 Testing for Flammable Gas in Preparation for Hot Work Module:
1. OIS-103: 1: Gas Testing for Hot Work

OIS-104 Confined Space Testing Module:
1. OIS-104: 1: Gas Testing in Confined Spaces

OIS-105 Gas Monitoring Module:
1. OIS-105: 1 Providing Safety Watch Duties

  1. To achieve the Authorised Gas Tester Training Digital Delivery, the learner will need to successfully complete the four mandatory units and assessments to achieve ALL learning outcomes.
  2. 100% pass mark
  3. Please note: If you are unable to achieve all learning outcomes after content review and 4 attempts at each assessment, you will be required to re-sit the entire course."
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