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Cylinder Visual Inspection Procedure Course

Enhance Your Safety by Becoming a Cylinder Inspector


What is the Cylinder VIP Course?

The Cylinder VIP course is a ONE DAY course designed to promote safety in the care and maintenance of high-pressure cylinders. The VIP program is intended to demonstrate a need to meet and exceed the minimum standards established by the Code of Federal Regulations. In addition, it is intended to train inspectors in the proper handling, filling, and inspection techniques, including the identification of the various defective conditions that can lead to cylinder rejection or condemnation. The course will also cover the operation and repair of valves, cleaning and maintenance and the operation of high-pressure compressor systems.

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Who is this Course For?

Individuals that:

  • Wish to know more about the visual inspection procedures used in the compressed gas industry, not just scuba

  • Wish to know how to properly handle high-pressure cylinders

  • Scuba divers, firefighters, or anyone who will be working with high-pressure cylinders as part of their employment

  • Cylinder Inspectors who need to renew their certification

Topics Covered

  • Rules and Regulations

  • NFPA Standarts

  • CGA Inspection Requirments

  • DOT Compliance

  • Hydrostatic Tests

  • Cylinder Inspections

  • Steel

  • Aluminum

  • Composite

  • Cylinder cleaning

  • Valves

  • Fill Stations and compressors

  • Safety

  • Records and liabilities

Course Details

  • $300 per student

  • One 7-hour long class

  • Minimum age is 18 years old

  • Course material provided by Scuba Diving International

  • Certification fee included

Class are held at Stone Sports located at 4965 S. Fort Apache Road, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89148

Classes will start at 9:00am on the scheduled day.



Tel. 702-779-3021

4965 S. Fort Apache Rd, 
Las Vegas, NV 89148




Monday - Saturday: 9.00 - 19.00

Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00 




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4965 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 104
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89148
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