Course Details:

Course Length:
1 Day

Unit 1D 121 Salamanca Street Glasgow,


TypeOnline Course
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To train course members in the safe use of equipment and in oxy/acetylene cutting techniques in mild steel.


By the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Be aware of potential dangers that can arise by the incorrect use of the equipment
  • Assemble equipment in the correct, safe manner
  • Recognize faults in the equipment
  • Correct simple faults in the equipment safely
  • Cut in a correct, safe manner
  • Safely handle the equipment
  • Adjust flame correctly
  • Adjust pressures to suit material thickness

The Course Covers

  • Safety in the use of equipment
  • Safe handling of equipment
  • Personal safety
  • Correct handling of the torch
  • Correct assembly and disassembly of the equipment
  • Nozzles relevant to plate thickness
  • Faults and causes
  • Rectification of faults
  • Cylinders in storage and use
  • Correct safety procedures
  • Correct set-up of equipment
  • Correct handling of equipment
  • Correct handling of cutting torch
  • Correction of faults
  • Correct flame adjustment
  • Correct speed of travel
  • Correct cutting technique
  • Starting and stopping procedures
  • Correct methods of cutting various shaped material