Welding – Oxy-Fuel Gas Safety and Cutting WEL04

Target Group

This course is for delegates who are required to carry out Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting operations, either to company or individuals specification.


The aim of this course is to train persons with the skill and knowledge required to undertake Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting tasks competently and safely.

Training Objectives

Upon completion of this course delegates will be able to: –

  • Set up Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting sets to the correct requirements.
  • Identify suitable gas cylinders and handle them safely.
  • Produce Oxy Fuel cuts to specification.

Course Content

  • Health and Safety.
  • Identification of compressed gas cylinders.
  • Cylinder handling and storage.
  • Component parts of Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting equipment.
  • Assembly and testing of Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting equipment.
  • Correct set-up of working gas pressure.
  • Correct flame ignition and shut down procedures.
  • Flame types and recognition.
  • Preparation of work area prior to operation of equipment.
  • Tutored Oxy-Fuel cutting of straight lines, curves, circles and bevel edges.
  • Recognition of common cutting faults.
  • Assessment.


Dependant on requirements.


Certificate of attendance.