Gas Test Atmosphere Training

Necessary skills and knowledge to undertake testing and sampling of hazardous environments.

Course Duration

5 hours

Who Should Attend

People who are required to enter and work in confined spaces and hazardous environments.


There are no prerequisites, although it is expected that students are competent to enter into a confined space.

Course Includes

Gas Test Atmosphere MSMWHS217

  • types and selection of gas detectors
  • sampling regimes and techniques
  • inspections and maintenance
  • calibration and bump tests
  • risk management when sampling
  • gas types
  • characteristics and toxicity
  • lower and upper explosive limits
  • permits
  • company gas testing procedures and applicable legislation.

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

  • PPE Level 1

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements.


Written and practical assessment


Statement of Attainment

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently available, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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