Still considered to be a field undiscovered by many gas fitters and mechanics out there, gaining a caravan certification qualification can earn you up to $5,000 more each month alone. Part of the work smarter, not harder concept, gaining a caravan certification licence can not only open your scope up to more business, but also launch your career.
What is required?
To be eligible to certify caravans you must complete a gas training course prior, as you will be certifying gas appliances within the caravan. Through completing a Type A Gas Work Licence – Restricted to Service, you are eligible to work on all Type A domestic and commercial appliances, opening your scope up from caravans to kitchens and more! This means that you can offer your clients a complete service package.
Why is a gas licence required to certify caravans?
A gas leak or faulty set up of a gas appliance within a caravan could leave you with a fatality, or your client in a dangerous situation, therefore all caravan certifiers must have a gas licence to be able to detect safe gas installations.
What can you do?
Through successful completion of the Gas Work Licence – Restricted to Service with Caravan Certification you will be competent to work on all Type A gas appliances.
This means that you can
Service Type A domestic and commercial gas appliances
Issue gas certificates
Examine caravan and gas appliances
What can’t you do?
While you are able to issue gas certificates within caravans, it is important to be aware of the limitations, which you are not competent to complete.
Limitations that you are not able to perform include:
Issue gas defect notices
Certify appliances within motorhomes
While the official unit complete is CPCPGS3046A Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces, you are not able to work on mobile homes. This is due to being part of a different scope of work.
What are the benefits?
Through being a caravan certifier, you are able to keep up with the demand in Australia for qualified caravan certifiers. Think about it, who doesn’t have a dream to one day to rent a caravan and drive into the sunset of the open roads of Australia? …. Everyone! Therefore the need for caravan certifiers will always be in high demand. Gas is becoming the preferred option within households and caravans due to its ease of use and also economic benefits, therefore foresee the future and take advantage of this opportunity.
Who can do it?
Anyone and we mean it! You, your neighbor, your best friend, as long as you have a passion for what you do, anyone is able to learn how to certification caravan appliances.
What will I get?
Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment, which is approved by nationally recognized awarding lasting for 5 years. You then will be able to apply for your Gas Work Licence – Restricted to Service.
To be eligible to certify caravans you will need to complete a 10 day training course. Note that the days fall inconsecutively so that you don’t have to take an extended period of time off work. Training is also offered by distance education with some practical days required.
In July and August 2015 Bizmatrix are offering an End of Finacial Year special with an exclusive discount on offer.
Members of Caravanning Queensland will receive 20% off total standard course price – also includes those eligible for the early bird discount.
Do you want to earn up to $5,000 more a month? Well then what are you waiting for? Call Bizmatrix now on 1300 588749 to sign up for the caravan certification course, and get compliant!