MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres 

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to test the working atmosphere, using electronic test apparatus, to find out if it is safe for the proposed work. It applies to situations where an individual may be required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or workspace. The competency requires the person to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation.

The working environment may be hazardous, unpredictable, subject to time pressure, chaotic and expose responders to risk, on land or water, by day or night. Workplace atmospheres may include visible and invisible hazards and hazardous surfaces.

Enrol in an upcoming course

Please call 13 70 80 or email info@safenet.edu.au for course dates.

National Accreditation

This is a Nationally Accredited course.  Accreditation means that the course has been assessed by a VET regulator and is compliant with the Standards for VET-accredited courses. This course has been assessed by ASQA as compliant with the Standards for VET Accredited Courses 2012 and the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Outcomes

You will learn about: 

  •  Preparing for gas testing. 
  •  Testing gas. 
  •  Maintaining equipment. 

Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Course Assessments

Competency is obtained through both theory and practical assessments. The practical assessment requires you to demonstrate the skills required to be deemed competent. The theory assessment will be undertaken in written form.

If you feel you will be disadvantaged by undertaking a written assessment, please discuss it with your trainer/assessor prior to the beginning of the time for the theory assessment.

Admission & Attendance

All attendees MUST have a USI (Unique Student Identifier). We are unable to issue a credential unless a valid USI has been provided.

Please click here to apply for a USI prior to the course or be prepared to apply for one on the day (in which case a Driving License and Medicare Card are required).

The duration for this course is 8 hours split into 2 x 4-hour sessions (1 week apart).
There is a 15-minute break for morning or afternoon tea.

A trades person using a gas tester to check for leaks.

About this Course

Code:MSMWHS217
Cost:$330
Cost (after rebate):$110*
*You may be eligible to receive a 67% discount off your course fees through TFA Funding.
Location:Fyshwick, ACT
Delivered on-site?Yes – by request
Duration:2 x 4 Hours
Trainer:Michael Mills
Maximum Places:12 per course
Delivered and Assessed in:English*
*It is a requirement that learners understand both basic written and spoken English to complete this course. If you are unable to read and write in the English language you may consult the professional services of an accredited translator – costs are at the learners expense. 

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