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 CPC32720 Certificate III in Gas Fitting .
The Bizmatrix Certificate III in Gas Fitting 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 and 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.
|Requirements||Statement of Attainment for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid|
|Practical Training||20 days F2F practical training and assessment days|
|Online||5 Modules - Approx. 50 hours prior to face to face training.|
This course will enable you to install, alter, remove, repair, service and test Type A gas systems, Type A domestic and commercial appliances, after applying for and being granted your Gas Work Licence.
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 and marine appliances, caravan refrigerators, gas generators, Rheem gas hot water units, Gas continuous flow Hot Water units.
Students to provide a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid prior to attending the course. It will then be credit transferred to the qualification.
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, gas pipework for Type A gas appliances, reticulated gas supplies including gas cylinders/gas tanks, mobile and portable caravans and marine installations.
In order to enrol there are a few eligibility requirements that you must adhere to. First of all, you must be officially employed or self-employed and have access to a licensed Gas
Fitter for the Supervision of the practical experience declaration / logbook hours.
Next, you must agree to the Training Plan Agreement to achieve the required due dates milestones of the learnings and assessments, and meet a minimum of dress safety standards and have all of the required protective equipment for practical classes – Your own, safety boots, eye protection and long sleeve flame proof shirts and long pants. Provide evidence of investing in the required test equipment and tools required for the Gas Work Licence education, and to effectively complete your obligations as a licensed Gas Fitter, to work effectively and professionally as Gas Work Licensed
For more details in regards to eligibility requirements and the licence application processes visit the RSHQ Petroleum and Gas Inspectorate Gas Licensing Unit for details on what the Gas Work Licence process entails and what is needed to obtain a Gas Work Licence (interim) and then to progress to A full Gas Work Licence – including fees.
If you believe you are eligible for recognition of prior learning, such as having completed work similar to Certificate III in Gas Fitting units in another trade or if you are a plumber, you may be eligible for RPL specific to the plumbing specific units or non-gas subjects.
NOTE: unlicensed gas work will not be considered for RPL
All students applying for RPL must go through an application process, this is so that we can have a clear understanding of your experience. Completing this application means that you will be able to complete the course in less time and potentially with a discount.
There is a fee of $500 GST free for the RPL application process. (To be paid in full before your RPL application will commence)
The RPL application must include all evidence as listed below, please paint the picture and supply a copy of all the required evidence.
The RPL processing time can take up to 2 weeks. Once your application is paid for and submitted, you will be notified by phone or email about the outcome within the allocated timeframe.
Below is the History Information Documentation which is required for your application assessment – you will need to include ALL documents.
• Must send us a copy of your training centre (e.g. TAFE) results which include the unit numbers and outcomes. Results need to have current unit numbers – please note results can be no older than approximately 3-5 yrs. The units need to be current.
• A copy of your Plumbing Licence – must be current and have available any work history.
• A copy of any other training Statement of Attainments – e.g. Working at heights, scaffolding, PE welding etc.
• If you have any Licences that have expired – please advise when this expired and what type of Licence you held e.g. Full, Interim or other.
• A copy or list of any supporting work experiences to support the RPL- paint the picture and provide evidence and experience.
NOTE: Documents will need to be current JP certified when submitted
After the RPL application process has been completed and you have been advised of the outcome including the costs for your training, and you wish to proceed with any gap training deemed necessary, the RPL fee will be deducted from your overall course cost. Including the challenge test process and costs, for the units being RPL’d
If you have further questions about the RPL application process, please contact our office directly on 1300 588 749
Upon graduating from the Bizmatrix CPC32720 Certificate III in Gas Fitting 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) four X Gas specific Certificate IV in plumbing and Gas units – you then apply for the Gas Fitters Gas Work Licence .
NOTE: Bizmatrix CPC32720 Certificate III in Gas Fitting 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 .
The CPC32720 Certificate III in Gas Fitting is delivered through in class practical with online learning to be completed prior to and during 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
Type A Gas is used for commercial and domestic gas appliances, where a gas certified scheme exists. Often there is a program to test and certify the same type of appliance for mass production.
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
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.
After student completes one year on their interim licence, 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.
Note: Students to provide a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid prior to attending the course. It will then be credit transferred to the qualification.
• 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 on how to.
For companies, full payment is required to secure the booking 7 days from invoice to receive early payment discount.
For individuals, a deposit of $1500 is required at the time of booking to secure your spot, followed by $1500 monthly increments.
|Course Name||Online Work DUE DATE||Course END DATE||
Pricing -To be confirmed
|FGL-1-2022 Certificate III in Gas Fitting-Full Gas Licence Pre-eLearning plus Face to Face Starts 13 December 2021||eLearning due by :13/12/2021||03/06/2022 Available Spaces:||$7,900.00|
|FGL-2-2022 Certificate III in Gas Fitting-Full Gas Licence Pre-eLearning plus Face to Face Starts 7 February 2022||eLearning due by :07/02/2022||24/06/2022 Available Spaces:||$7,900.00|
|FGL-3-2022 Certificate III in Gas Fitting-Full Gas Licence Pre-eLearning plus Face to Face Starts 21 March 2022||eLearning due by :21/03/2022||05/08/2022 Available Spaces:||$7,900.00|
|RGL-4-BNE-2022-GAS Licence Restricted to Service - July (linked Short Course ID 1846392) 20 - 22, 25 - 29 July 2022||eLearning due by :20/07/2022||29/07/2022 Available Spaces:||$0.00|
|FGL-5-2022 Certificate III in Gas Fitting-Full Gas Licence Pre-eLearning plus Face to Face Starts 1 AUG 2022||eLearning due by :01/08/2022||09/12/2022 Available Spaces:||$7,900.00|