Newcastle Rescue & Consultancy Pty Ltd provide gas detection training for persons who are required to undertake monitoring of potentially hazardous atmospheres in the workplace. Our course is Nationally Recognised and is in accordance with relevant Codes of Practice.
The gas detection training course is structured to ensure participants have the understanding of how to use and read a gas monitor and how to identify hazards and toxic gases.
The course will cover the following areas;
- Gas Testing Safety Information
- Organisational Policies and Procedures
- Determine Atmospheres to be Tested
- Identify Hazards
- Assess Risks
- Exposure Standards
- Contaminant Units of Measurement
- Personal Protection Equipment
- Conduct Sampling
- Interpret and Report Readings
- Maintaining Gas Testing Equipment
- Maintain Records
Upcoming Courses for Gas Detection Training
If there are no upcoming scheduled courses for Gas Detection Training, please contact us to find out if we can arrange a custom course for you.
Unit of Competency
- MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres
Duration of Course
Training is delivered Face to Face. All training handouts supplied.
Participants are to wear comfortable clothing and closed in shoes.
Participants will complete a theory based assessment and a practical based assessment to determine their competence.
On successful completion of the gas detection training course, participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and a wallet card stating;
- Participant Name
- Unit of Competency Completed
- Date of Completion
- Statement of Attainment Number
Recognition of Prior Learning
All participants are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. Please refer to the Student Handbook (located in resources) or phone 1300 356 686 for the procedure of how to apply.
From 1st January 2015, it is a requirement when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised training course to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI). Certifications cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided and verified.