Certificate III in Gas Fitting - CPC32713


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It provides a trade outcome in gas fitting.


  • 32 units: 26 core
  • 6 elective


  • Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
  • Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
  • Install LPG systems in marine craft
  • Carry out levelling
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • Handle and store plumbing materials
  • Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances
  • Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances
  • Install gas sub-meters
  • Operate personnel and materials hoists
  • Maintain Type A gas appliances
  • Assemble mechanical services components
  • Operate elevated work platforms
  • Install Type A gas appliance flues
  • Install small bore heating systems
  • Work safely on roofs
  • Install and commission Type A gas appliances
  • Carry out interactive workplace communication
  • Carry out simple concreting and rendering
  • Provide basic emergency life support
  • Install trench support
  • Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL
  • Carry out WHS requirements
  • Install gas pressure control equipment
  • Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
  • Cut and join sheet metal
  • Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
  • Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
  • Install Type B gas appliance flues
  • Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
  • Size consumer gas piping systems
  • Install gas piping systems
  • Work safely at heights
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Perform routine gas metal arc welding
  • Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
  • Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
  • Install and test ducting systems
  • Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
  • Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
  • Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
  • Mark out materials
  • Fabricate and install steel pressure piping
  • Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
  • Use plumbing hand and power tools
  • Purge consumer piping

Study pathways

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Tamworth Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Course related fee of $270 for materials used during practical sessions.TAFE NSW will provide the following resources:- Workbooks:- ecopy's of codes & standards (hard copies can be provides at a charge)Students must provide their own PPE. This includes , but not limited to:-- Safety clothing (cotton drill, hi-vis)- Cotton drill overalls- Safety footwear (boots)- Clear Safety glasses- Oxy goggles- Welding helmet

Further information

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (SAC 2006) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

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