Continuing Education

PLMR149 - Medical Gas Installation

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Course Overview

Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills needed to install and maintain pipelines for medical gases, medical vacuum, medical support gases, and anaesthetic gas scavenging systems. Graduates of this course will prepare you, as a journeyman plumber or steamfitter/pipefitter, to challenge the "Medical Gas Piping and Systems Installations Certification" exam as outlined in the CSA Z7396-1 Standard.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to install, renovate and maintain medical gas pipeline systems following the pertinent codes. You will also have the skills needed for tube bending and will be able to perform a Brazing Performance Qualification (BPQ) in accordance with ASME Section IX and the NFPA 99-12. Graduates will be able to perform a BPQ destructive test on 1-1/2" copper tube and 90 degree elbow brazed in the horizontal and vertical up position with nitrogen backing.

This course will provide you, as a qualified plumber or steamfitter/pipefitter, the 32 hours of required theory and the 4 hours of required practical, hands-on training. You will have the skills to challenge the certification exam and your provincial brazing test acceptable to the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) in your province of practice.

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