Gas Test Atmospheres (MSM Unit)

Site Skills Training

This unit is part of the Manufacturing Training Package. It 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. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills are required.

Subjects you can Study:

Prepare for gas testing; Test gas; Maintain equipment.

Further information:

This unit requires the ability to read and interpret a meter and then communicate the conclusions.

Related Careers:

Sampler/Tester,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Belmont No info Yes Full time 1 day
Winellie No info Yes Full time 1 day
Landsborough No info Yes Full time 1 day
Site Skills Training is a Registered Training Organisation. It runs weekly high risk licence and certificate courses designed to help individuals advance in Mining & Resources; Oil & Gas; and Construction & Engineering industries. It operates facilities in Western Australia (Perth), Northern Territory (Darwin), Queensland (Brisbane, Gladstone & Sunshine Coast), the Philippines (Clark Freeport Zone), and Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby). Each of its training facilities can provide commercial and corporate clients with flexible and efficient trainer deployment, essential for the delivery of quality skills training for industry. Site Skills Training facilities are managed by teams with VET experience. Its training courses are designed to assist individuals in the development of their jobs, career entry or employment opportunities. It also offers certificate courses in Occupational Health & Safety, Training and Assessment, Civil Construction and Oil and Gas. All of courses and qualifications offered are flexible with duration and dates. Its courses are suitable for individuals seeking training to enter or advance in industry as well as for employers looking to up-skill employees.

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