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Install, Commission and Service Type B Gas Appliances Skill Set

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Be eligible for a Class I Permit or high level Authorisation from Energy Safety WA

If you have:

  • a current authorisation, or
  • completed the Supervised Gasfitter and Authorisation Courses within the last 2 years, or
  • trade or engineering qualification, or
  • an Electrical Workers License or Restricted Electrical License to disconnect and reconnect electrical appliances/apparatus

then you can enrol in this course to enhance your existing skills.

Our class I Permit gas course is the third course required to complete the requirements of the national Unit of Competency CPCPGS4023 Install, commission and service Type B gas appliances. You will cover design specifications for Type B gas appliances; technical submission, approval and planning a Type B gas installation; installation requirements for Type B appliances to meet the regulator and Australian standard requirements; and the commissioning procedure and commissioning of a PLC controlled burner.

Successful completion of the unit, CPCPGS4023 Install, commission and service Type B gas appliances, will equip you to service, maintain, rectify faults, recommission, install and commission Type B gas appliances.

  • Design specification for Type B gas appliance to be installed and
    commissioned is accessed, analysed, interpreted and confirmed through a
    detailed site inspection
  • Ensure design specification matters requiring clarification are resolved through
    liaison with designer and gas authorities.
  • Obtain formal authority to proceed with installation and commissioning before commencing work, in accordance with regulatory and code of practice requirements
  • Identify and obtain gas system components, electrical or electronic 
    components and controls and other required installation materials from the job 
    specifications, relevant Australian Standards, codes, manufacturer's 
    specifications and jurisdictional requirements.
  • Obtain component specifications and manufacturers' installation and 
    servicing manuals.
  • Perform installation of appliance components, including valve trains, 
    burners and associated pipework and flue systems.
  • Calculate and identify ventilation systems.
  • Check suitability of electrical components, including terminations and 
    electrical wiring and wiring enclosures.
  • Visually inspect installations at each stage of work to ensure compliance with specifications and absence of damaged or faulty equipment and materials
  • Perform test appliance operations with and without fuel and adjust as 
    necessary and record results.
  • Set air flow rate and gas rate in accordance with relevant standards.
  • Analyse flue gases in accordance with recognised industry practice
  • Perform test operations of critical safety interlocks to ensure they are 
    operational and set points are as per relevant standards.
  • Clean tools and equipment, check for serviceability and report any damage, and store and secure.

You must hold an Electrical Workers License or a Restricted Electrical License to disconnect and reconnect electrical appliances/apparatus to be resulted and issued with a Statement of Academic Record.

This course is run over 10 days (two weeks), from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Week 1: 13 - 17 November
Week 2: 27 November - 1 December

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

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