Gas test atmospheres (Refresher)

MSMWHS217

This course is for those who have previously completed training in gas testing and are required to refresh their skills and knowledge. Participants will review and refresh their skills and knowledge in: Types of gasses/atmospheres to be tested Applying hazard identification and risk assessment Using gas testing equipment and interpreting and reporting the readings Monitoring […]

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Course Overview

This course is for those who have previously completed training in gas testing and are required to refresh their skills and knowledge.

Participants will review and refresh their skills and knowledge in:

  • Types of gasses/atmospheres to be tested
  • Applying hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Using gas testing equipment and interpreting and reporting the readings
  • Monitoring the atmosphere on an ongoing basis
  • Cleaning and maintaining testing equipment

On successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for MSMWHS217 Gas Test Atmospheres and a wallet sized card.

Your Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.

Your Statement of Attainment does not have an expiry date, however, industry standards recommend retraining every two years.

The unit is suitable for use in the following situations:

  • confined spaces
  • enclosed and partially enclosed spaces
  • hot work
  • storage tanks, silos, pits, pipes, shafts, ducts, transport vehicles and ships
  • testing as part of issuing a work permit
  • monitoring as part of working under a work permit
  • open areas
  • holding the gas tester by hand
  • lowering the gas tester into a space, e.g. on a line.

Your Training Options

The refresher course is completed 100% online at your place, in your owntime. Approx duration two hours. Laptop and internet connection required.

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