This course is designed for workers who may need to test or monitor gases in potentially hazardous atmospheres. CITB MEMBERSHIP FUNDED PRICE - $105.00 - Call 1300 886 477.


It covers the skills and knowledge required to select and test devices prior to use, testing atmosphere's using electronic test apparatus to determine whether it is safe for the proposed work, interpretation and recording of readings, appropriate actions and trouble-shooting and fault finding.

  • Hazard Assessment and Risk Assessment
  • Control Measures Roles and Responsibilties
  • Gas Testing Atmospheres
  • Fault find and trouble shoot equipment
  • Bump/Function Testing
  • Safe Working Methods/Best Practice



LLN Requirements

This course has been mapped between level 2 and 3 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.

  • Note: All participants must be able to communicate effectively in English and must be able to complete all required documentation including Entry permits, risk assessments etc 
  • You can assess your Foundation Skill level - Click Here. 


All participants MUST provide Photo ID on the day of training.

Participants are reminded that they are required to provide us with their Unique Student Identifier (USI) before they can receive a qualification or statement of attainment.

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Assessment Requirements

This course is assessed using a variety of written and practical components including inspection, fault finding and troubleshooting of equipment, hazard & risk assessments and gas testing of a confined space and similar locations.


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Successful completion:
Issuance of Statement of Attainment in MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres