Gas Test Atmospheres - MSMWHS217

Cost: $190

Duration: 1 day

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Course Overview

The Gas Test Atmospheres training is a current Nationally Registered unit of competence designed for those who are required to conduct atmospheric testing of potentially hazardous atmospheres within a workplace. The areas that may need to be tested might include: confined spaces, hazardous materials storage areas or restricted spaces. This course covers all of the information required to ensure your safety in the workplace.


The aim of this course is to provide participants with good knowledge of the following key points and the ability to apply this knowledge with wisdom in a practical way:

  • Legislation framework for gas detection
  • Accumulation of gases
  • Oxygen enrichment
  • Flammable gases
  • Types of gas detectors
  • Gas monitoring
  • Calibration and bump testing
  • Explosive range
  • Detection / measurement equipment – flammability
  • Interpreting flammability (LEL) readings
  • Occupational exposure standards and effects of exposure
  • Equipment maintenance


There are no specified pre-requisite units required however, it is strongly recommended that all participants are able to meet the Entry Requirements before attempting this course.

Entry Requirements

  • Sufficient level of language, literacy and numeracy skills to perform the assessment and complete calculations
  • Presentation of participant’s own Unique Student Identifier (USI) number
  • Age 18 years or over


Monadelphous Development Centre
15 Cocos Drive
Bibra Lake, WA 6163


One day consisting of six (6) hours:

  • Classroom training
  • Practical skills training
  • Assessment – theory and practical

Mode of Delivery


Course Resources

  • All learning resources, materials and practical activity equipment provided by Monadelphous
  • Full PPE to be worn by participant

Fee Information

Course Fee: $190

Payment Due: Full payment due prior to commencement

Payment Method: We accept MasterCard and Visa Card on our EFTPOS card machine. Cash payments are not accepted.


On successful completion of this course, participants are presented with a:

  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres
  • Wallet card for MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres

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