ASSE 6040 Medical Gas Maintenance

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Course Includes:

  • 24 hours of web-based instruction (May take more time to complete)
  • Training includes video instruction and practice questions/exams
  • Certificate of completion
  • Digital interaction with the instructor for questions
  • Course expires 60 days following the course purchase

At the completion of the course you will receive a certificate of completion that can be used to document training with the credentialing agency of your choice. Any testing fees associated with the credentialing agencies are in addition to our training programs.

This course meets the requirements for the NITC credential as well as other 3rd party credentialing agencies. Your individual state or municipality may have additional licensing requirements.

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A Medical Gas Systems Maintenance Personnel certification candidate is a qualified individual who can demonstrate competence within their scope and will be proficient in and experienced in the maintenance of medical gas and vacuum systems covered by the ASSE Series 6000 Standard. A qualified Medical Gas Maintenance worker may perform such maintenance tasks alone, or through the supervision of other individuals.

In addition to knowledge of product maintenance, a Medical Gas Maintenance worker is required to have a general knowledge of the applicable laws, codes, rules, listing agencies, and regulations from the federal, state, and local levels pertaining to medical gas and vacuum systems as well as knowledge of product performance, system and system component testing, documenting and recording, and medical gas terminology.

Medical gas systems and equipment covered in the ASSE Series 6000 Standard include health care facilities within the scope of NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code. Medical gas piping systems include vacuum piping.

This certification is administered in accordance with the American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) Series 6000. Copies of this standard may be obtained by contacting ASSE at (708) 995-3019, or at

A medical gas maintenance person is only permitted to maintain medical gas systems. Medical Gas Installation, inspection and verification requires additional credentials.

Prerequisites for the Exam:

1) Candidates must be employed or contracted by a health care facility, or actively engaged in working with medical gas systems.

2) Candidate shall have minimum of one (1) year of documented practical experience in the maintenance of medical gas systems.

3)Candidate shall have completed a minimum 24-hour training course conducted by a Medical Gas Systems Instructor certified to ASSE Standard 6050. (This course meets these requirements)

4)All candidates MUST obtain a copy of the NFPA 99 2021 edition in print or digital form. It may be obtained here:

1 review for ASSE 6040 Medical Gas Maintenance

  1. Bryan Lorenz (verified owner)

    I completed the 6040 course and found it full of information and very helpful. The support I received when questions came up was quick and helpful. Passed my test with the highest grade in our company. Now on to the 6030. Thank you

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