32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting ApprenticeshiP

Certificate III in Gas Fitting is designed to enable participants to install, alter, remove, repair, service and test Type A domestic and commercial gas appliances.

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The CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting is designed to enable participants to install, alter, remove, repair, service and test type A domestic and commercial gas appliances and Type A gas systems, under supervision, after applying for and being granted their interim gas work licence for Queensland.

The course is designed in conjunction with the employer workplace training support. This program is undertaken as a traineeship/apprenticeship and upon successful completion of the training course, the applicant is required to complete weekly logbooks.

Our team will meet with interested employers to assess their eligibility and to organise the relevant funding applications/approvals. The employer must apply through the Apprentiship training organisations first – if they wish to apprentice through this qualification, otherwise please refer to the User pays program Certificate III in gas fitting located here .

Who is this course designed for?

The Certificate III in Gas fitting course is open to non-tradespersons or licensed tradespersons within the plumbing, electrical, mechanical, electronics, metalwork, refrigeration and air-conditioning fields who are required to work on and install, commission and service Type A gas appliances. This course also covers gas pipework for Type A and B gas appliances, reticulated gas supplies including gas cylinders/gas tanks, mobile and portable caravans and marine installations.

The employer and applicant must apply with an apprenticeship placement entity like Busy At Work, then request Bizmatrix as the USER CHOICE training provider.

This section only covers students who wish to complete a certificate III in Gas fitting through the apprenticeship scheme- It is important to understand the Employer must have the correct resources like a Gas Work Licenced trades person gasfitter and the spread of gas fitting work to adequately train the apprentice throughout the apprenticeship period.

The employer’s resources will be checked prior to the acceptance of the applicant.

The logbook commences on enrollment and will be required to be completed with the correct amount of training in the field before the apprentice is deemed satisfactory.

  • Qualified plumbers who hold a current Queensland plumbing licence may apply for recognition for the plumbing units of training course.
  • For more details in regards to eligibility requirements and the licence application processes. go to  QLD Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy for details on what the Gas Work Licence process entails and what is needed to obtain Gas Work Licence ( interim) then to progress to A full Gas Work Licence -including fees for Applying for a new Queensland Gas Work Licence.

    Course At A Glance

    Qualification: CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting Apprenticeship program.

    Nationally Recognised? Yes.

    • Complete the pre-eLearning work before attending the face to face.
    • The employer and applicant must apply with an apprenticeship placement entity like Busy At Work, then request Bizmatrix as the USER CHOICE training provider.
    Education (onsite) 19 days
    Practical face-to-face
    E-Learning (online) Seven days of eLearning / About 50 hours of eLearning in total prior to face to face training.
    Correspondence Not available

    Apprenticeship program Fully funded training


    Certificate III in Gas Fitting (Apprenticeship)

    Fully funded apprenticeship

    No cost 

    Course Outcomes

    • Students who successfully complete the Certificate III in Gas Fitting apprenticeship program will then be required to apply for their Gas Work Licence – Interim and keep a logbook with their employer for the year.
    • After this, completion of selected units from the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services is required (note: these fees are not included in the funded program).
    • This will then enable them to apply for the Full Gas Work Licence.
    • Upon receiving the Full Gas Work Licence, applicants will be able to work as a fully qualified gas fitter.

    Training Dates & Locations – 2020

    Training Dates

    Location: Unit 52-53 / 193-203 South Pine Road, 4500 Brendale, Queensland.

    Frequency: Training courses in Brisbane are held regularly as listed.


    Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost

    +Units included in the Certificate III in Gas Fitting program?

    Stage 1
    • CPCPCM2041A Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
    • CPCPCM2039A Carry out interactive workplace communication
    • CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
    • HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support
    • CPCPGS3052A Maintain Type A gas appliances
    • CPCPGS3051A Purging consumer piping
    • CPCPGS3053A Disconnect and reconnect Type A appliances
    • CPCPGS3054A Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A appliances
    Stage 2
    • CPCPGS3061A Install and commission Type A gas appliances
    • CPCPCM2040A Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
    • CPCPCM2045A Handle and store plumbing materials
    • CPCPCM2046A Use plumbing hand and power tools
    • CPCPCM2047A Carry out levelling
    • CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
    • CPCPCM2050A Mark out materials
    • CPCPGS3049A Install Type A gas appliance flues
    • CPCPCM3021A Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
    • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs
    • CPCPCM2052A Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
    • CPCCCM2053A Weld using arc welding equipment
    • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements policies and procedures in the construction industry
    Stage 3
    • CPCPCM3022A Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion
    • CPCPCM3023A Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
    • CPCPGS3048A Install gas pressure control equipment
    • CPCPGS3056A Install gas piping systems
    • CPCPGS3057A Size consumer gas piping systems
    • CPCPGS3055A Install subsidiary gas meters
    Stage 4
    • CPCPGS3059A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
    • CPCPGS3060A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL
    • CPCPGS3046A Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
    • CPCPGS3047A Install LPG systems in marine craft

    +Once I pass the course, what can I do?

    • The apprentice will be required to work under the supervision of a full gas fitter for one year.
    • They will be required complete a logbook each week signing off on the work that they do.
    • The apprentice will then be required to complete the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services units here, which are not covered under this funding.

    Not sure if this is the right course for you?

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