GTA – Gas test atmospheres (MSMWHS217)


The purpose of this training course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to perform safe, efficient and effective monitoring of hazardous atmospheres within the workplace

Course Name: GTA - Gas test atmospheres (MSMWHS217)
Course Code: GTA
Course Duration: 1 day
Training Plans: Gas Test Atmospheres Course

This course is for those who are required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or work-space to determine if it is safe.
Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to effectively carry out atmospheric gas testing in all industries and will be able to:
- Determine the type of gas/atmosphere to be tested
- Apply hazard identification and risk assessment
- Use gas testing equipment and interpret and report the readings
- Monitor the atmosphere on an ongoing basis
- Clean and maintain testing equipment

COST: $230 per person
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The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations, practical exercises and written assessments.

Entry Requirements:

This unit requires the ability to read and interpret a meter and then communicate the conclusions.
Writing is required to the level of completing required workplace reports/forms.
Numeracy read the instrument and interpret the results as being safe/not safe and so determine the required actions.

Mode of Delivery:

The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

Units of Competence:
CodeUnit NameType
MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres

If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment for this unit.

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