Gas Test Course
Nationally Accredited Unit: MSMWHS217 – Gas Test Atmospheres
This unit of competency 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.
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.
The unit is suitable for use in the following situations:
- confined spaces
- enclosed and partially enclosed spaceshot work
- storage tanks, silos, pits, pipes, shafts, ducts, transport vehicles and ships
- testing as part of issuing a work permit
- monitoring as part of working under a work permit
- open areas
- holding the gas tester by hand
- lowering the gas tester into a space, e.g. on a line.
This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.
Gladstone Training Services offers this unit as an optional part of their Enter and Work in Confined Spaces course and is available in the afternoon that the Confined Space course is running.
Choose which of these qualifications you need. Combine and save on our already low course costs.
Wednesday – Work Safely at Heights,
Thursday – Enter and Work in Confined Spaces – Gas Test Atmospheres (optional)
Nationally Accredited modules:
RIIWHS202D – Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
RIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights
MSMWHS217 – Gas Test Atmospheres
Wednesday – Working at Height
Thursday – Confined Space Entry
Thursday afternoon – Gas Testing
Individually these courses would cost $477 but you can bundle and save!
Working at Height Only – $179
Confined Space Only – $179
Working at Height / Confined Space only – $349
Working at Height / Confined Space / Gas Test – $399