Gas Test Atmosphere Training

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

Course duration

5 hours

Suitable for

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

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.


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

What to wear

  • 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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