Toxic Gas Detection & Oxygen Depletion Basics

An introduction to Toxic gas detection and Oxygen monitoring. Ideal for anyone using such gases, designing gas detection systems or specifying gas detection. CPD Points available.

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This course is designed for newcomers to gas detection. The course gives an overview of the basics for toxic gas detection and Oxygen monitoring.

This course is complementary to our Basic Introduction to Flammable Gas Detection. As this course refers to this it is recommended to take the Basic Introduction to Flammable Gas Detection course first.

Further courses are available covering placement of sensors and surveying for gas hazards.

This course is freely available and also offers CPD points (2 points).

Note that completion of this course is a requirement for those wishing to attend training at IGD's head office Academy.

Please note that you must be enrolled onto this course to be able to watch the course and gain your certificate. To do this please email Hal Collier at

With your company details and the courses you wish to be enrolled onto.

What's included?

2 Videos
2 Quizzes
Andrew Collier
Andrew Collier
Managing Director

About the instructor

Training is a central role at IGD. For client training both on-line and at our Training Academy located in Stockport this is mainly undertaken by our Managing Director, Andrew Collier.

Andrew has been Managing Director of IGD since 1996 and with a solid engineering background is the ideal choice of instructor.

What others have been saying about this course:

Scott Dexter

Extremeley informative and useful course

I recommend this course for any engineers, surveyors and any person involved in understanding risk and mitigation by use of gas detection. Very easy to follow video should be easily understood by all who view it. Scott Dexter Key Accounts S...

Nigel Upson

Excellent course

We needed to undertake this course at short notice and the IGD team were very swift to assist in getting us access for understanding more about gas hazards for our application. This is an excellent learning and awareness opportunity on line, easy...

Osama Abu-Libda


The course is great! I have enjoyed my time. I have one comment: The course could have been more effective in demonstrating the information if there was some sort of video display of the detector. Overall, the quality of the course is above average.

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