General Occupational Safety and Health Courses
(GW)Gas Welding Safety Training

Gas welding/flame cutting is a hazardous trade process. Gas welding operators in the trade should receive proper gas welding safety training to safeguard themselves and others during process. The Labour Department enacted the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Gas Welding & Flame Cutting) Regulation to ensure that workers conducting gas welding in industrial undertakings have undergone appropriate safety training. This course consists of lectures providing concepts of hazards and safety measures of gas welding operation.

1. Introduction to Arrangements of the Course
2. Relevant Occupational Safety and Health Legislation Applicable to Gas Welding
3. Responsibilities of Various Duty Holders Connected with Gas Welding Process
4. Common Types of Hazards, Unsafe Conditions and Unsafe Acts, and Risk Assessment of Gas Welding
5. Case Study and Analysis of Common Serious Accidents
6. Safety Measures for Gas Welding
7. General Safe Practices of Gas Welding
8. Explanation, Display, Demonstration and Practice
Duration (Hour): 7 hours
Instructor: Professional or OSHC instructor
Language: Cantonese supplemented with Chinese notes
Prerequisites: 1) Applicant should be lawfully employable in Hong Kong, i.e.
(a) Holder of Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card; or
(b) Holder of Hong Kong Identity Card and valid travel document (must free from condition of stay or subject to a valid time limit of stay only)
2) Ability to read and write Chinese; and
3) With experience in gas welding work
Remark: ● Award of Certificate : 100% attendance, practical exercise and pass the end-of-course examination.
● Students who do not have sufficient attendance are not allowed to attend the examination.
● Students who are late or leave earlier for more than 15 minutes in class will be regarded as absent for that session.
(The Labour Department has implemented improvement measures for the system for monitoring of mandatory safety training courses,which requires that students who are late or leave earlier for more than 15 minutes in any half day session(s), the student will be
disqualified to attend the examination.)
● Trainee should refer to Mandatory Safety Training Courses Notes for Trainees. Please fill in Mandatory Safety Training Courses Visual and Audio Recording Consent Form and Acknowledgement of Receipt of "Mandatory Safety Training Courses Notes for Trainees" and return this form together with the course application form to the Council.
Mandatory Safety Training Courses Visual and Audio Recording Consent Form and Acknowledgement of Receipt of
Reserve online (If online enrollment quota is full or you would like to arrange in-house training course,
please contact 2311 3322/3106 2000.)
Course Code Original Fee
GCG Member Fee/
OSH Ambassador Fee
Venue Start Date
Class Date Time Apply individual
GW/23/AC 470 420 330 Tsing Yi 12/10/2023 12/10/2023
(Exam Date:12/10/2023)
09:15-12:45 & 14:00-17:30
GW/23/AD 470 420 330 Tsing Yi 25/10/2023 25/10/2023
(Exam Date:25/10/2023)
09:15-12:45 & 14:00-17:30
GW/23/AE 470 420 330 Tsing Yi 03/11/2023 03/11/2023
(Exam Date:03/11/2023)
09:15-12:45 & 14:00-17:30
GW/23/AG 470 420 330 Tsing Yi 13/11/2023 13/11/2023
(Exam Date:13/11/2023)
09:15-12:45 & 14:00-17:30
GW/23/AH 470 420 330 Tsing Yi 24/11/2023 24/11/2023
(Exam Date:24/11/2023)
09:15-12:45 & 14:00-17:30
GW/23/AJ 470 420 330 Tsing Yi 13/12/2023 13/12/2023
(Exam Date:13/12/2023)
09:15-12:45 & 14:00-17:30
GW/23/AK 470 420 330 Tsing Yi 27/12/2023 27/12/2023
(Exam Date:27/12/2023)
09:15-12:45 & 14:00-17:30