Level 1 Oxy-Fuel Cutting

This Course Includes
  • Fully Trained Instructor
  • Practical Assessment of Hotworks in a Designated or Prepared Area
This Course Includes
  • Fully Trained Instructor
  • Practical Assessment of Hotworks in a Designated or Prepared Area

Course Description

Foundation Level Oxygen and Propane Cutting

Hot work means the use of open fires, flames and work involving the application of heat by means of tools or equipment.

This includes the unintentional application of heat, for example by the use of power tools or hot rivets or hot particles from cutting or welding operations, falling onto and igniting flammable material or flammable vapours.

To teach you the basic principles and methods so you can safely carry out burning operations.

By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the basics of burning
  • Be able to check all equipment and record the checks
  • Understand the importance of a risk assessment
  • Understand the importance of a permit to work
  • Be able to select the correct fire extinguisher
  • Understand the basics of first aid for burns


Course Content:

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Proper Eye Protection
  • Hygiene when carrying out hot work
  • Personal hygiene
  • Lead
  • Hazardous coatings
  • Risk assessment
  • Hot Works Permit
  • Hidden Hazards
  • Cylinder identification
  • Storing Cylinders
  • Compressed Oxygen
  • Cutting torches
  • Gauges and flashback arrestors
  • Torch vs Regulator Flash Back Arrestors
  • Preventing Gas Leaks
  • Checking for gas Leaks and Ventilation
  • Tanks and Drums
  • In the news
  • Explosive potential
  • Backfires
  • Flashbacks
  • Protecting Cylinders from Flashbacks
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Safe cutting procedures
  • Equipment Testing
  • Lighting Procedures
  • Safety in Cutting
  • Closing down procedures
  • Emergency Controls
  • Fire fighting equipment
  • Fire Tetrahedron
  • Means of Fighting Fire
  • Specialist extinguishers
  • First Aid
  • Treating burns



Q: Is this a classroom course?
A: Yes. This course focuses heavily around a practical teaching method.

Q: Do I get a certificate for completing this course?
A: Yes and the certificiate is valid for 3 years upon completing the course.

Q: How do I get my certificate?
A: We will issue you certificate on completion of the course once the invoice is paid.

Q: Is this a certified course?
A: Yes. Check out the Course Accreditation tab on the course for information.

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  • Duration
    1 day
    CPD & PERSES Ltd
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