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Gas Test Atmospheres

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  • Price$250.00
  • Duration4 Hours
  • Competency

    MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres

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Course Overview

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required in relation to the testing of the working atmosphere to determine if it is safe for the proposed work. Testing involves the use of electronic test apparatus.

In a typical scenario an individual may be required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or workspace. This course trains personnel in the interpretation of readings and the taking of related actions based on the readings.

Upcoming Training Courses

Townsville: Gas Test Atmospheres

7:30am 17th November 2021 to 11:30am 17th November 2021

CSQ Funding Options Available

You may be eligible to receive CSQ funding for this course if you are a worker or an apprentice / trainee in the building and construction industry:

  • Workers (employed or unemployed) - CSQ funding of $202.00 (gap payable of $48)
  • Apprentices & Trainees (employed or unemployed) - CSQ funding of $252.50 (fully subsidised; no additional cost)

To book into this course, please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team who will tentatively book you into the course until your CSQ eligibility application is approved. Alternatively, if you wish to book your course online, please book and pay the full amount. As soon as you are deemed eligible, the CSQ funding will be refunded to you.

For full details on eligibility, please click here or get in touch with us today.

Performance Criteria

  • Prepare for gas testing
  • Test gas
  • Maintain equipment

Course Outline

  • Read and interpret a meter and then communicate the conclusions
  • Interpretation and communication of results of sampling
  • Common chemical asphyxiants, including hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and hydrogen sulphide
  • Common irritants and corrosives, including chlorine, ammonia and acid bases
  • Common flammable gases, including acetylene, petroleum, methane, ethane, propane and butane
  • Narcotics (explosive range, upper and lower explosive limits)
  • Exposure standards (time weighted average, short term exposure limits, peak limitation values, examination of toxic effect at the level of a range of flammable gases)
  • Conditions under which atmospheres become hazardous
  • Units of measurement used to express concentration of atmospheric contaminants (mg/cubic m. ppm, % v/v)



327 Bayswater Road
QLD 4814


Gate 1, Building 4 – Entry 5
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Course ID: 450 - Gas Test Atmospheres