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Course Duration:

Approximately 120 minutes

Course Cost

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Gas Detection Topics

  • The hazards and characteristics of gases and vapours
  • The properties, uses, and dangers of nitrogen
  • The difference between gas testing, monitoring, and detection
  • Reasons and conditions for testing hazardous atmospheres
  • Factors when choosing gas testing equipment
  • The proper use of handheld mechanical testers
  • The general operation and care of electronic sensors
  • Types of electronic monitors
  • Zeroing, bump testing, and calibrating electronic monitors
  • Proper use and care of personal monitors

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Gas Detection Training Overview

Many industries have atmospheric hazards that can have deadly consequences if you are uninformed and unprotected. This online Gas Detection and Nitrogen Awareness course will teach you how dangerous hazardous atmospheres can be, why incidents happen, and the importance of testing, plans, and proper training.

Gas Detection Course Duration

This course takes approximately 75 minutes to complete.

Assessment and Testing

You must receive a mark of 80% on each chapter in order to pass this course. Each chapter can be repeated as many times as needed in efforts to achieve the pass mark.


Certificate Of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. Please note that, in some jurisdictions, additional practical evaluation on equipment may be required to ensure regulatory compliance.


Leavitt Machinery offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.