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32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting Apprenticeship


32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting Apprenticeship

User-Choice funded program (Apprenticeship program)

The CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting is designed to enable participants to install, alter, remove, repair, service and test type A domestic and commercial gas appliances and Type A gas systems, under supervision, after applying for and being granted their interim gas work licence for Queensland.

The course is designed in conjunction with the employer workplace training support.

Our team will meet with interested employers to assess their eligibility and to organise the relevant funding applications/approvals.

Who can do it?

The course is open to non-tradespersons or licensed tradespersons within the plumbing, electrical, mechanical, electronics, metal work, refrigeration and air-conditioning fields who are required to work on and install, commission and service Type A gas appliances. This course also covers gas pipework for Type A and B gas appliances, reticulated gas supplies including gas cylinders/gas tanks, mobile and portable caravans and marine installations.

  • Qualified plumbers who hold a current Queensland plumbing licence are exempt from the plumbing units of the course.
  • For more details see notes from QLD Department of Natural Resources and Mines for details on what the licence entails and what is needed to obtain interim licence, found here QLD Gas Work Licence Notes.

What are Type A gas appliances? 

Type A gas appliances use a gas certified scheme – where there is a program to test and certify the same type of appliance for mass production, mainly commercial and domestic gas appliances.

Commercial gas appliances

Gas deep fryers, six burner gas ranges, gas ovens, gas combi-ovens, gas steamers, salamanders, churrascos, paella gas grills, BBQ grills.

Display flames, gas fired bain-marie, salamanders, teppanyaki grills, tandoor cookers, naan bread cookers, large brat pans, gas steam jacketed cookers, steaming ovens and gas fired toaster ovens

Domestic Gas Appliances

Gas cookers, Gas cooktops, Domestic BBQ, Gas Stoves, Gas Hot Water systems like Bosch Hot Water, Rheem gas hot water units, Rinnai hot water units.


  • Applicants who hold a Trade Licence may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL), their application for RPL will be assed by a BIZMATRIX assessor.
  • A Trade Licence holder may be eligible for recognition of prior learning and will be assessed on application by a Bizmatrix assessor.

Delivery mode

Onsite training/blended with E-learning.

Full information and training forms.

Course code

CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting – User Choice program – Apprenticeship / Trainee

Course Pricing – User Choice Funded

Employers will receive funding incentives from the Government, the participant must be an apprentice.

Certificate III in Gas Fitting training – fully funded no charge to the participant.

Note: These fees apply to all User Choice funded programs, and are payable prior to commencement of training on acceptance of program.

For more information and course details see attachment here. 

Post Gas Training

After student complete their designated hours on their apprenticeship period, students will then be able to apply for their interim licence – in which students are required to complete four more training units which can be found here, these units are not included in this course and are part of the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services however are mandatory to be completed so that students can receive their full open gas licence.

Units covered

Stage 1 CPCPCM2041A Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
CPCPCM2039A Carry out interactive workplace communication
CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support
CPCPGS3052A Maintain Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3051A Purging consumer piping
CPCPGS3053A Disconnect and reconnect Type A appliances
CPCPGS3054A Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A appliances
Stage 2 CPCPGS3061A Install and commission Type A gas appliances
CPCPCM2040A Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
CPCPCM2045A Handle and store plumbing materials
CPCPCM2046A Use plumbing hand and power tools
CPCPCM2047A Carry out levelling
CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPCM2050A Mark out materials
CPCPGS3049A Install Type A gas appliance flues
CPCPCM3021A Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCPCM2052A Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
CPCCCM2053A Weld using arc welding equipment
CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
Stage 3 CPCPCM3022A Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion
CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs
CPCPCM3023A Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
CPCPGS3048A Install gas pressure control equipment
CPCPGS3056A Install gas piping systems
CPCPGS3057A Size consumer gas piping systems
CPCPGS3055A Install subsidiary gas meters
Stage 4 CPCPGS3059A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
CPCPGS3060A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL
CPCPGS3046A Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
CPCPGS3047A Install LPG systems in marine craft


Course dates

FGL-1-2017 Dates

After sign up: Student is required to complete E-Learning prior to attending onsite training.


Day 1: Monday 30th January 2017

Day 2: Wednesday 1st February 2017

Day 3: Tuesday 7th February 2017

Day 4: Thursday 9th February 2017

Day 5: Monday 27th February 2017

Day 6: Tuesday 28th February 2017

Day 7: Wednesday 1st March 2017

Day 8: Thursday 2nd March 2017

Day 9: Friday 3rd March 2017

Day 10: Monday 15th March 2017

Day 11: Tuesday 16th March 2017

Day 12: Wednesday 17th March 2017

Day 13: Thursday 18th March 2017

Day 14: Friday 19th March 2017

Day 15: Monday 29th March 2017

Day 16: Tuesday 30th March 2017

Day 17: Wednesday 31st March 2017

Day 18: Thursday 1st June 2017

Day 19: Friday 2nd June 2017


Certificate III in Gas Fitting Standard Course No cost to the participant except for any training aids that may be required (such as Australian Codes and Standards etc.) training is 100% funded by the User Choice program. Option 1
Certificate III in Gas Fitting Early bird pricing course (30 days before training commences) No cost to the participant, training is 100% funded by the User Choice program. Option 2
If you have already completed Gas Work Licence – Restricted to Service Certificate III in Gas Fitting Standard Course No cost to the participant, training is 100% funded by the User Choice program. Option 3
If you have already completed Gas Work Licence – Restricted to Service Certificate III in Gas Fitting Early bird pricing course No cost to the participant, training is 100% funded by the User Choice program. Option 4

Apprenticeship Pricing: Students will receive complete funding for the training therefore once organised, they will not have to pay for training, only books and any other resources required.


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