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.
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.
- 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:
- Apply online.
- 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.