AUTHORISED GAS TESTER (AGT) TRAINING LEVEL 1 - Initial testing for confined space

The authorised gas tester training level 1 is aimed at equiping participants with the knowledge

to conduct gas tests for oxygen levels, flammable and toxic gases safely.

Participants will also learn how to conduct relevant gas tests within confined spaces, legislative requirements and document gas results.



What will I study?

• Confined space criteria

• The hazards of operation within an oxygen deficient, flammable or toxic environment

• Carrying out a suitable risk assessment

• Using safe systems of work

• How to select, use and care for PPE and RPE

• Working within the permit to work (PTW) system

• The operating principles of atmosphere monitoring and measuring equipment

• Gas detector pre-start checks

• Calibrating the instruments used in atmospheric testing

• How to set up the relevant detector for each gas testing application

• The behavior of different flammable and toxic gases

• The range and frequency of tests

• Acceptable levels of flammable and toxic gases

• Performing gas tests in sequence

• Obtaining a representative atmosphere sample

• Monitoring and retesting

• Where to site portable and transportable ongoing measuring equipments

• Interpreting and documenting the results

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements; however, candidates should have a basic knowledge in Health and Safety matters prior to taking the course

How much will it cost?

NGN80,000 per person

What standard of training?

Opito standard AGT Level 1

What certification will I get?

The World safety Organization accredited AGT Level 1 certificate valid for 3 years


• We provide the best accredited hse training in Lagos State: 1st Floor Pontaville House, 1 Shasha Road, beside De Santos Hotel, Dopemu, Lagos Mainland. Phone: 08162430555 | Suite C191, behind Providus Bank, Road 2, Ikota Shopping Complex, VGC Lekki, Lagos Island. Phone 08169260852

• Port Harcourt: 17 Trans-Woji Slaughter Road, beside NNPC Filling Station, Woji, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Phone: 07067658743

• Abuja: Suite C14, Nkwegu Plaza, A17 Old Federal Secretariat Road, Area 3 Junction, Durumi, Abuja FCT. Phone: 07085196900

We also conduct hse training in Ibadan, Asaba, Enugu, Awka, Adamawa, Yenagoa, Kaduna, Warri, Owerri and other states in Nigeria. Our trainings can also be conducted at your company facility and tailored to suit your needs. click here, for details and a free quote.

Find an hse training center nearest to you. Or you train online.

> Click here to send enquiries <


HSE Training Institute is the foremost safety and oilfield training provider in Nigeria. We have a proven track record delivering excellent courses to individuals and corporate organizations. The structure of our courses and materials are based on international standards and accreditations in safety and oilfield trainings. We constantly receive feedback from employers of labour hence we focus our trainings on the most practical aspects that are relevant to the industry.

In addition, we offer job search assistance and free career counselling after training.


HSE Training Institute provides training in a comfortable environment and our courses are delivered by experienced instructors. Our facilities are fully equipped with current industry instruction materials and students are given training materials to ease their learning.

In addition, our talent hunters are in constant touch with companies in order to supply skilled manpower from our pool of successful trainees.

Classroom Training:

offers students the opportunity to attend one of our scheduled high-impact courses held across our ultra-morden facilities. . In-depth lessons and sectional quizzes in the theory and application of methods, ample opportunities for hands-on experience and valuable interaction with the instructors sets up the optimal environment for preparing students to confidently enter the work place and fulfill all the formal training recommended in international standards documents for qualification and certification of personnel.

On-line Training:

offers students and employers a significant benefit in savings of both time and travel expense. Web-based Training is a robust tool for anyone who needs the qualifying formal studies recommended by international industry standards but is perhaps too far away to attend a class at our facility, has scheduling constraints, or needs a handy way of taking a refresher course. Same quality of training and certification are obtained to give you "peace of mind".

Corporate Training:

On-site Training at your location offers you the opportunity to save significant travel expenses for the employees you wish to have trained and still fulfill all the formal training recommended in the industry for qualification and certification of personnel: Our corporate clients enjoy bespoke training structure that suits their unique demands.


We allow installmental payments. But payments must be completed on or before the beginning of training.

It is more than training, we deliver peace of mind!

*See testimonies of some of our alumni*

Register here