Gas Test Atmospheres

Gas Test Atmospheres

UNIT TITLE: Gas Test Atmospheres

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.


  • You must be 18 years of age (as evidenced by photo ID – driver’s license, passport, etc.)
  • Ability to understand, read and write English

Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to effectively carry out atmospheric gas testing and will be able to:


  • Determine atmosphere to be tested
  • Select and calibrate equipment
  • Determine a Testing Regime
  • Identify Hazards
  • Apply Hazard Control Measures


  • Use equipment to test gas
  • Interpret and report readings
  • Conduct ongoing monitoring
  • Take action if readings pose an unacceptable risk
  • Maintain gas testing equipment
  • Maintain records


A Statement of Attainment and wallet sized card will be issued upon the successful completion of the course indicating the nationally recognised unit of competency.


1/2 – 1 day


For a list of when these are scheduled to run, click Course Schedule

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