Gas System Operator

The aim of this course is to give the necessary information for persons who are responsible for the operation and internal maintenance and end-user’s inspection* of fire extinguishing systems using gaseous agents (short: gas extinguishing systems).

Duration : 2 days (14 hours)

Countries Running the Course

If this course is not available in your country, please contact with your member training.

Individuals responsible for gas extinguishing systems in their premises.

Technician / technical background

At the end of the course the students will be able to do the periodical internal inspections of the end-user (e.g. weekly; see rules for gas extinguishing systems) (* End user inspections should not be mistaken for the professional periodic in-spection/maintenance required by national codes and standards to be undertaken by certified external contractors.)

• Basic design
• Different kinds of gas extinguishing systems (different gases, high and low pressure etc)
• Components and systems
• Characteristics of extinguishing gases (physical properties, extinguishing behaviour, personal safety aspects)
• Personal safety
• Operation
• Requirements regarding protected enclosure (tightness; pressure relief)
• Means to maintain the operational readiness
• Regulations, applicable standards