Gas Test Atmospheres - 1/2 day

Nationally Recognised Training

National units of competency

  • MSMWHS217 – Gas Test Atmospheres

Application and Relevance

This unit is about testing the working atmosphere to determine if it safe for the proposed work. Testing involves the use of electronic test apparatus. The competency requires the person to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation.

Course Content

Topics include and are not limited to:

  • Identifying common chemical asphyxiants
  • Identifying common irritants, corrosives and flammable gases
  • Conditions under which atmospheres become hazardous
  • Select and bump test equipment
  • Determine gas testing regime/sampling pattern required
  • Identify atmospheric contaminants and implement control measures
  • Use gas testing equipment and monitor
  • Interpret and report readings
  • Actions taken if readings unacceptable
  • Clean and maintain gas testing equipment
  • Maintain records of tests and results

Inclusions

Training conducted by experienced confined space and rescue specialists 
Course documentation 
Up to 4 hours classroom, practical training and assessment

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisite units. Industry Skills Councils have mapped this course to level 2 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. It is recommended that participants provide evidence of their Foundation Skill Level prior to the commencement of the course. 

It is recommended that participants contact Zokal prior to their course if they have any concerns about their ability to complete the training.

See Student handbook for additional information.

Course Logistics

Number of Participants: 10
Requirement: Provide Unique Student Identifier (USI number) and ID
Equipment: All training materials are supplied by Zokal Safety Training
Meals: Full Day Courses – Lunch will be provided and light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises). Half Day Courses – Light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises)
Dress: Participants are required to wear clean clothing appropriate for the workplace and covered shoes. Students to bring own Gloves if they require them. All other equipment used will be supplied by Zokal Safety Training.

PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH, AND MUST BE ABLE TO FILL OUT ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION.

Assessment Methods

This is a competency based programme with progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. Please let us know if there are any issues that your Zokal trainer should be aware of. These may include:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Physical limitations, such as hearing, vision or mobility concerns
  • Anything that may affect your experience in the training course

Award Issued

Nationally – recognised accreditation such as a wallet card and Statement of Attainment Certificate as outlined above will be issued on satisfactory completion of all assessments, to successful participants

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Course Dates

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Start Date Classes Units Location Places left Cost
Tue 16th Aug 2022 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit Zokal Safety Training Cost $147.00 Apply
Thu 25th Aug 2022 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit Zokal Safety Training Cost $147.00 Apply
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Wed 7th Dec 2022 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit Zokal Safety Training Cost $147.00 Apply
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