32713 CERTIFICATE III IN GAS FITTING APPRENTICESHIP (FULLY FUNDED)

Nationally Recognized Training

Are you interested in becoming a Type A  Gas Fitter? If so, you are probably looking for ways to obtain your interim gas work license — the first step to getting your full gas work license. Considering that the industry is currently experiencing a tendency towards increasing specialisation, there is bound to be an increase in the demand for licensed gas fitters in the coming years, so this is the perfect time to get your CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting .

The Bizmatrix Certificate III in Gas Fitting Apprenticeship equips you with the knowledge and skills you will need to excel in this profession. In particular, our course will allow you to develop practical skills in, performing gas installations, commissioning and service for domestic/commercial Type A gas appliances, consumer gas pipework for Natural Gas and LP gas, caravan and marine and LPG tanks and cylinder systems. Furthermore, our team at Bizmatrix places an extraordinarily strong emphasis on safety and safe operating procedures.

Overall, you can expect to become knowledgeable in all of the important aspects of gas pipework systems LPG, natural gas, including installing and testing domestic and commercial Type A gas appliances, system components, regulators, OPSO.s OPP, gas valves, thermostats, thermocouples, combustion analysis checks, heaters, hot water systems and developing record-keeping skills. We work to make sure that you adhere to the highest industry safety standards.

AT A GLANCE

RequirementsNone
Practical training19 days F2F practical training and assessment days
Online5 Modules - Approx. 5 x 2hr Virtual Classes + 6 Days prior to F2F Practical
Nationally recognised?Yes

WHO IS THIS COURSE DESIGNED FOR?

The CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting Apprenticeship 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. This program is undertaken as a traineeship/apprenticeship and upon successful completion of the training course, the applicant is required to complete weekly logbooks.

Our team will meet with interested employers to assess their eligibility and to organise the relevant funding applications/approvals. The employer must apply through the Apprenticeship training organisations first if they wish to apprentice through this qualification, otherwise please refer to the user pays program Certificate III in Gas Fitting located here.

WHAT CAN I WORK ON?

What is Type A Gas Appliance?
Type A Gas Appliance is basically a mass produced and certified commercial and domestic gas appliances, where a gas certification scheme exists. Often there is a program to test and certify the same type of appliance for mass production.

Commercial Gas Appliances
Gas deep fryers, Targa tops, Cooktops, boiling burners, six burner cooktop/oven gas ranges, gas ovens, gas combi-ovens, gas steamers, gas salamanders, Churrasco’s, Paella gas grills, Char/BBQ grills.

Display flames, gas fired bain-marie, teppanyaki grills, tandoor cookers, naan bread cookers, large brat pans, gas steam jacketed cookers, steaming ovens, Pizza ovens, conveyor pizza 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, Flueless heaters, log effect fire places, gas space heaters, caravan & marine appliances, caravan refrigerators, gas generators, Rheem gas hot water units, Gas continuous flow Hot Water units.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS?

The Certificate III in Gas Fitting 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.

The employer and applicant must apply with an apprenticeship placement entity like Busy At Work , then request Bizmatrix as the USER CHOICE training provider.

This section only covers students who wish to complete a Certificate III in Gas fitting through the apprenticeship scheme – It is important to understand the employer must have the correct resources such a Gas Work Licensed trades person, Gas Fitter and the spread of gas fitting work to adequately train the apprentice throughout the apprenticeship period.

The employers resources will be checked prior to acceptance of the applicant.

The log book commences on enrolment and will be required to be completed with the correct amount of training in the field before the apprentice is deemed  satisfactory  complete.

  • Qualified plumbers who hold a current Queensland plumbing licence may apply for recognition  for the plumbing units of training course.
  • For more details in regards to eligibility requirements and the licence application processes including fees, go to QLD Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.

COURSE OUTCOMES

Upon graduating from the Bizmatrix CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting Apprenticeship course, you will be able to apply for the first provision licence a Gas Work Licence (Interim).

This is the first step and means that you will be able to work as a Gas Fitter while supervised by a fully licensed fitter. During this timeframe, you will be required to complete the 60 hrs/ minimum of 10 jobs practical experience declaration/logbook. This commenced on your enrolment and must be completed within 3 years from the GWL (Interim)

Plus, you 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 you can receive their full open Gas Work Licence.

Basically when you achieve the GWL Interim and have completed the 60 hrs Practical Experience Declaration and the 4 x Gas specific Certificate IV in plumbing and Gas units – you then apply for the Gas Fitters Gas Work Licence .

Note: Bizmatrix CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting Apprenticeship is a full qualification, therefore upon successful completion you will receive a nationally accredited Certificate III in Gas Fitting. Beware that many other training organisations only offer a record of results/statement of attainment  for units completed and not the full Certificate III in Gas fitting .

COURSE DELIVERY

The CPCP32173 Certificate III in Gas Fitting Apprenticeship is delivered through in class practical with E-learning to be completed prior to the face to face (F2F) training.

As soon as you enrol you will be able to commence with the online training and assessments. As well as legally commence your supervised gas fitting  practical experience logbook hours .

As a pre-requisite, all online study must be completed as per the Training Plan Agreement due dates and all online units fully completed  at least 7 days prior to the attendance of the face to face practical.

The online training is designed to underpin your knowledge, increase your volume of learning and reduces the theory on the face to face practical days.

•  Gas basics Online e-learning  Modules – 5 sections (Approx. 5-10 hrs)
•  Module One – WHS gas safety – minor subjects – Test equipment Legislation – Communications work effectively in the plumbing sector (Approx. 5-8hrs)
•  Module Two/Three  – Maintain Type A gas appliances – Gas appliances (Approx. 8-12hrs)
•  Module Four – Calculate natural, ventilation, purge, disconnect and reconnect (Approx. 5-8hrs)
•  Module Five – Calculation of pipe sizing, fluing and regulators (Approx. 5-8hrs)

Before you book a course:
•  Understand the online learning and assessment commences on enrolment.
•  The practical experience declaration commences on enrolment.
•  Plan your study periods and attendance to the regular virtual online classes
•  Allow at least 8 weeks to complete the online learning & assessments.
•  Understand all online learning must be completed prior to the face to face (F2F) practical training
•  Check the due dates for the online learning and the assessments

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UNITS ON OFFER

    UNIT CODEUNIT TITLE
    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
  • CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs
  • CPCPCM2052A Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
  • CPCCCM2053A Weld using arc welding equipment
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Stage 3
  • CPCPCM3022A Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion
  • 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

TRAINING INCLUDES

•  Access to online learning portal and materials
•  All textbooks and training manuals.
•  All Australian Standards for this unit.
•  All the correct test equipment and tools required for the practical education.
•  Real life gas equipment – Domestic & commercial gas equipment.
•  Basic to complex training gas burner rigs
•  Practical hands on education/training.
•  Support training videos on ‘How to’s’
•  Checklists and guides.

PRICING

Funding available through an apprenticeship program.

COURSE DATES

    Enrolments Now Open! – FGL-1-2021 Certificate III in Gas Fitting (Interim)

    The course commences on enrolment with the online training and assessment.
    Please allow 8 weeks to complete the online learning, virtual classes and theory assessments before attending the face to face

    Online Modules                                            Due Date                            Allow:

    1  Gas Basics Induction Online                    by  2.2.2021                          8-10hrs

    2  RFGL-MOD (1-4 Gas Course)                   by 2.2.2021                           32-40 hrs

    3  Gas – HLTF211A
    Provide Basic Emergency Life Support      by 2.2.2021                            3-5hrs

    4  Gas – First Aid                                             by 2.2.2021                           5hrs

    Practical days – Face to Face:
    Stage 1 – Days 1-4: 2/2/2021 – 5/2/2021 – Brendale, Brisbane
    Stage 2 – Days 5-9: 19/4/2021 – 23/4/2021 – Brendale, Brisbane
    Stage 3 – Days 10-14: 21/6/2021 – 25/6/2021 – Brendale, Brisbane
    Stage 4 – Days 15-19: 19/7/2021 – 23/7/2021– Brendale, Brisbane

 Course  NameOnline Work DUE DATECourse END DATE

Pricing -To be confirmed

 FGL-CV-4P-2020 Certificate III in Gas Fitting - Apply before 01-10-2020eLearning due by :01/12/202026/02/2021Available Spaces:$7,900.00
 Course  NameOnline Work DUE DATECourse END DATE

Pricing -To be confirmed

 FGL-1-2021 Certificate III in Gas Fitting-Full Gas Licence Pre-eLearning, Virtual Classes plus face to face starts 2 FEB 2021eLearning due by :02/02/202123/07/2021Available Spaces:$7,900.00
 Course  NameOnline Work DUE DATECourse END DATE

Pricing -To be confirmed

 FGL-2-2021 Certificate III in Gas Fitting-Full Gas Licence Pre-eLearning, Virtual Classes plus face to face starts 13 April 2021eLearning due by :13/04/202101/10/2021Available Spaces:$7,900.00
 Course  NameOnline Work DUE DATECourse END DATE

Pricing -To be confirmed

 FGL-3-2021 Certificate III in Gas Fitting-Full Gas Licence Pre-eLearning, Virtual Classes plus face to face starts 29 June 2021eLearning due by :29/06/202110/12/2021Available Spaces:$7,900.00
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