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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.


6 Hours

Please note: The course may be completed within a shorter or longer time frame depending on the experience of those in attendance

Course Content

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

Assessment Method

Knowledge based questionnaires and practical demonstration


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 snack before the course starts and during the course breaks. All participants will be offered morning/ afternoon tea.

Course Fee


CTF Subsidy

$58.50 payable after CTF has been applied. (for eligible companies 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.

Course Summary

Gas Test Atmospheres

Duration: 6 Hours
Cost: $195.00
CTF Subsidy: $58.50.

This subsidy is available to eligible companies only.

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