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Thermal Cutting and Gouging Coursedownload-pdf-d

The British Compressed Gas Association Code of Practise 7 (BCGA CP7) applies to the use of hand held portable oxy-fuel gas cutting equipment and places emphasis upon the safe use, storage, inspection and testing of the equipment.

This three day course delivers training of a unit of an NVQ Level 2 Diploma and assesses skills against a national standard. The course incorporates the essential knowledge requirements of BCGA CP7.

Course Content

This 3 day course ensures trainees:

  • Can identify and safely assemble the component parts of a hand held cutting system.
  • Can pressurise the system safely and depressurise the system after use.
  • Select and use the correct component parts of the system.
  • Select and use the correct flame type.
  • Can mark out and cut straight lines freehand and with a straight edge.
  • Can mark out and cut radii, pierce a hole, cut a bevel as a weld prep, freehand.
  • Are able to use a straight line cutting machine to prepare a vee for a butt weld.
  • Are able to use a plasma cutting torch on thin sheet.
  • Can cut a selection of different section types.

Who is the Course for?

  • Those involved in the daily use of portable hand held cutting equipment.
  • Apprentices new to the industry.
  • Those who utilise this equipment in pursuit of a hobby eg. car restoration.

Course Inclusion

  • Comprehensive course notes
  • Registration with EAL Ltd
  • Training, assessment and certification to national standards

How To Apply

There are several ways that you can apply:

  1. Apply online.
  2. Call reception on 0115 986 6321 and to arrange an appointment with Karen Hodgson or Stuart Hackett to visit the training academy or arrange for a member of our team to visit you.

Canal Engineering Ltd

Our Training Academy is located on Lenton Lane at the HQ of Canal Engineering.

Canal Engineering is a busy fabrication and welding company with 100 employees on site. Trainees will benefit from seeing first-hand the activities involved in engineering operations as well as being required to conform to real safe working practises, production and quality management systems.

This is not a simulated training environment although trainees will normally be under close, expert supervision in the dedicated Engineering Training Academy.