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Gas Test Atmospheres
Aim of this Course / Target Group
This course provides participants the required skills and knowledge to enable them to safely carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or workspace. Testing involves the use of electronic test apparatus. The competency requires participants to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation. This course is suitable for anyone who requires to gas test the atmospheric content of an area.
Please note: The course may be completed within a shorter or longer time frame depending on the experience of those in attendance
The program addresses the following:
- Preparation for gas testing
- Identifying hazards from possible atmosphere contaminants
- Testing gas using testing equipment
- Interpreting gas readings and monitor as required
- Maintaining gas testing equipment and records
- Inspection and fault find gas testing equipment
Knowledge based questionnaires and practical demonstration
During the COVID-19 pandemic period, to minimise risk, the theory component of this course can be delivered via remote facilitation (web-based conference) however the practical component will need to be completed at one of our training centres.
Must have basic English literacy skills
Academic Award & Recognition
Upon successful completion participants will be issued with the following Statements of Attainment relevant to their industry area which will be recognised nationally
- MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres
What To Wear
All course participants are required to wear appropriate work attire.
Morning Tea & Lunch
Feel free to grab a tea, coffee or a snack before the course starts and during the course breaks. All participants will be offered morning/ afternoon tea and for those attending full day courses lunch is provided (an assortment of sandwiches and hot finger foods).
Persons with special dietary requirements should cater for their own personal needs.
$136.50 This subsidy is available to eligible participants only.
The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.