ASSE 6060 Medical Gas Designer- In Partnership with ASPE


Course Includes:

  • 32 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 multiple 3rd party credentialing agencies. Your individual state or municipality may have additional licensing requirements.

This course provides the code knowledge and design considerations to obtain the ASSE 6060 credential and build a medical gas design program. This is not a comprehensive design workshop and does not include any hands-on design work.

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A Medical Gas Designer certification candidate is a qualified individual who can demonstrate competence within their scope and will be proficient in and experienced in the design of medical gas and vacuum systems covered by the ASSE Series 6000 Standard. Designers include any individual who designs medical gas systems, new or existing, including the layout, sizing and selection of equipment and piping, location of medical gas outlet/vacuum inlets and assessment of existing systems for resizing or replacement.

In addition to knowledge of product installations, a Medical Gas Designer 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) 995-3019Call: (708) 995-3019, or at

A medical gas designer is only permitted to design medical gas systems. Maintenance, installation, inspection, and verifications require additional credentials.

Pre-Requisites for the Exam:

1) The candidates for the ASSE 6060 certification shall have two (2) years documented experience in the mechanical and plumbing systems industry and require practical knowledge of the design of medical gas and vacuum systems.

2)Candidate shall have completed a minimum 32-hour training course conducted by a Medical Gas Systems Instructor certified to ASSE Standard 6050 and/or by any person with a minimum of 10 years documented experience in the mechanical and plumbing industry and a minimum of 5 years documented design experience in medical gas and vacuum systems. (This course meets these requirements)

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