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Approved Fillers

People filling containers with gases under pressure, including cylinders, aerosols, and non-refillable containers must be trained and hold an approved filler compliance certificate.

This certificate is issued by a compliance certifier and lasts 5 years before it must be renewed.

Please refer to the application form below for more information. Rifft’s eLearning course forms the theoretical component of the approved filler process, you must still provide additional evidence before the compliance certificate is signed off

Approved Filler (RIFFT)


If you fill gas cylinders, you must be certified as an Approved Filler

To become an approved filler, you need to demonstrate that you have the necessary training, knowledge and skills to fill gas containers safely.

This includes:

  • How to fill gas containers safely
  • The different forms of gases under pressure. Specifically:
    • low-pressure liquefiable gas
    • high-pressure liquefiable gas
    • permanent gases
    • cryogenic gases that may be held at very low temperatures
  • Factors that can trigger the failure of a gas container
  • Consequences of a failure of a gas container associated with the different forms of gases under pressure, including asphyxiation
  • Inspecting a gas container.

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