The ASSE 6005 Medical Gas Systems Specialist certification program is a twenty-four (24) hour training course and final exam. It is web based and self-paced, and the program content are all provided online. The ASSE 6005 program was developed for medical gas system supervisors, architects, engineers, project managers, project estimators, code officials, administrators, or anyone else who has an interest in the proper design, installation, use, and maintenance of medical gas and vacuum systems. The program is based on the code requirements identified in the NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, 2012 edition and the NFPA 55, Compressed Gasses and Cryogenic Fluids Code, 2010 edition. Candidates will also be given a basic understanding of the application, operation, and code requirements of all materials, components, and equipment that are used in medical gas systems.
The Medical Gas Systems Maintenance Personnel certification is administered in accordance with the American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) Series 6000 Standard, Section 6005. Candidates must meet the following requirements in order to become ASSE 6005 Certified.
All candidates shall have successfully completed the thirty-two (24) hour medical gas training course covering all aspects of the ASSE Standard 6005
All candidates must successfully pass the final examination.