Medical Gas Training

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ASSE 6005 - Medical Gas Generalist

A 24 hour training course for medical gas system engineers, designers, and personnel in need of general medical gas system information.

ASSE 6010 - Medical Gas Installer

A 32 hour training course for medical gas system installers which includes both a written and a practical brazing test. Brazing credentials are re-issued on a six month time interval to ensure continuity of brazing expertise.  Prerequisite: (4) years of documented practical experience in the installation of any type of piping systems.

ASSE 6020 - Medical Gas Inspector

A 24 hour training course for medical gas system inspectors who inspect and review medical gas system installations for both governmental and private agencies.  Prerequisite: (2) years of documented practical experience.

ASSE 6040 - Medical Gas Maintenance

A 32 hour training course for medical gas system maintenance personnel which includes a written and practical examination covering all facets of ASSE Standard 6040.Prerequisite: (1) year minimum experience in the maintenance of medical gas systems.

NFPA 99 Condensed Course

A two hour condensed course covering major points from the most recent edition of NFPA 99.

ASSE 6000 Medical Gas Training Courses

EMGS, Inc. has developed medical gas training courses compliant with ASSE 6000 and NFPA 99 designed to properly train and certify individuals that are involved with medical gas system operation, design, installation, repair, and service.  Each course has its own prerequisites that must be met before an individual may complete the training. These courses have rigorous requirements that candidates must meet before we will offer training.

The courses are taught at our training facility in Villa Rica (metro Atlanta), Georgia and are offered at various remote locations throughout the U.S. and internationally.  Please contact us for pricing on any medical gas training needs you may have regardless of the location.

EMGS Hands on Training Facility

EMGS has an on site training facility that provides hands on learning experience for those that attend our training classes


Upcoming Courses:

ANNOUNCEMENT: EMGS is now offering virtual classes. There are some attendee requirements and minimum enrollment requirements. Contact Jennifer at for more info.

ASSE 6005/6010/6020 Class July 13-16, 2021 – This will be a virtual class and require a desktop or laptop computer and webcam. Click below for class flyer and applications.

EMGS Flyer 6005_6010_6020 Virtual July 13 – 16, 2021

ASSE 6040 Class August 17-20, 2021. This will be a virtual class and require a desktop or laptop computer and webcam. Click below for class flyer and application.

EMGS 6040 Flyer August 17-20, 2021 Virtual Class

PLEASE NOTE: Some states require a plumbing license in order to install medical gas. The state of Georgia requires a journeyman or master plumbing license to install medical gas. If you’re unsure what your state requires, please check with your state authority.

About the Instructor


Tot Darden

Courses are taught by Mr. Tot Darden, an instructor with over 20 years of experience in the medical gas industry. Mr. Darden holds authorized credentials from National Inspection Testing Certification (NITC) in the following areas:

• ASSE 6005 Medical Gas Generalist
• ASSE 6010 Installer
• ASSE 6020 Inspector
• ASSE 6030 Verifier
• ASSE 6040 Systems Maintenance
• ASSE 6050 Instructor
• ASSE 6015 Bulk Installation
• Member and credentialed Medical Gas Verifier of MGPHO (Medical Gas Professional Health Organization)

jenpicJennifer Darden

Jennifer serves as Training Director for EMGS, Inc. and coordinates all of the medical gas training classes. Additionally she maintains records for all attendees and manages medical gas license renewals.