Gas Test Atmospheres - $150

  • (MSMWHS217) Gas Test Atmospheres

Student Requirements

  • Students must have the language, literacy, numeracy (LLN) and physical capabilities to meet the performance criteria of this unit.                                                                  (For further information or if you have any concerns regarding LLN and/or physical capabilities please contact the office)
  • Students must wear standard work wear, enclosed safety shoes, long shirt and pants.

Course Details

  • Where: Unit 2, 84 Solomon Road, Jandakot WA 6164.
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Group bookings are available at your site or ours. Please contact our office on 94178888 for pricing and site requirements. Up to 10 participants per group.

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and wallet sized card for:

  • MSMWHS217: Gas Test Atmospheres

This Gas Test Atmospheres training course is nationally accredited and through the combination of theory and practical training, this course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely use and operate single or multi-gas detection instruments.

Note: This course may be conducted with Enter Confined Space (MSMPER205) and WIAW Permit (MSMPER200) or Enter and Work in Confined Spaces (RIIWHS202D)

Designed For
This Unit is recommended for participants who are required to operate gas testing equipment within the workplace.

Pre-Requisites
There are no pre-requisite units for this course.

Delivery Mode
Face to face

Assessment
Participants must have the ability to read and write English and be able to perform practical and theoretical assessment as required.

Course Outline

  • Induction and enrolment
  • Reference documents / legislation
  • When is gas detection required?
  • Case studies of unsafe atmospheres
  • Risk management concepts / risk assessments
  • Human breathing principles
  • Toxic & explosive gases – their effects and safe exposure levels
  • Types of gas detectors
  • Understanding the role and functions of key components
  • Bump testing and fresh air calibration
  • Actions to be taken if an atmosphere is deemed unsafe
  • Understanding and use of special features of your gas detector
  • Interpreting warnings, faults, displayed messages
  • Post use care of the equipment
  • Practical exercises performed
  • Assessment of students’ competence

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and wallet sized card for MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres.