Gas Test Atmospheres - 1/2 day

Nationally Recognised Training

National units of competency

  • MSMWHS217 – Gas Test Atmospheres

Application and Relevance

This unit is about testing the working atmosphere to determine if it safe for the proposed work. Testing involves the use of electronic test apparatus. The competency requires the person to interpret readings and take actions based on the interpretation.

Course Content

Topics include and are not limited to:

  • Identifying common chemical asphyxiants
  • Identifying common irritants, corrosives and flammable gases
  • Conditions under which atmospheres become hazardous
  • Select and bump test equipment
  • Determine gas testing regime/sampling pattern required
  • Identify atmospheric contaminants and implement control measures
  • Use gas testing equipment and monitor
  • Interpret and report readings
  • Actions taken if readings unacceptable
  • Clean and maintain gas testing equipment
  • Maintain records of tests and results

Inclusions

Training conducted by experienced confined space and rescue specialists 
Course documentation 
Up to 4 hours classroom, practical training and assessment

Prerequisites

Students should have a basic level of literacy and numeracy skills.
It is recommended that participants contact Zokal prior to their course if they have any concerns about their ability to complete the training.

See Student handbook for additional information.

Course Logistics

Number of Participants: 10
Requirement: Provide UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI number) and ID
Students must have industry experience.
Students must have reasonable level of physical fitness due to the task requirements of this course.
Students must complete and return the PRE-ENROLMENT QUESTIONNAIRE prior to attending for the course
Equipment: All training materials are supplied by Zokal Safety Training
Meals: Full Day Courses – Lunch will be provided and light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises). Half Day Courses – Light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises)
Dress: Students are required to wear CLEAN clothing appropriate for the workplace and CLEAN covered shoes. Students to bring own gloves if they require them. Please bring them with you on the day.
All other equipment used will be supplied by Zokal Safety Training.

PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH, AND MUST BE ABLE TO FILL OUT ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION.

Assessment Methods

This is a competency-based programme with progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. Please let us know if there are any issues that your Zokal trainer should be aware of. These may include:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Physical limitations, such as hearing, vision or mobility concerns
  • Anything that may affect your experience in the training course

Award Issued

Nationally – recognised accreditation such as a wallet card and Statement of Attainment Certificate as outlined above will be issued on satisfactory completion of all assessments, to successful participants. Zokal Safety Training Pty Ltd Code 9126

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Course Dates

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Start Date Classes Units Location Places left Cost
Tue 18th Jun 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit Zokal Safety Training Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 2nd Jul 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 16th Jul 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 30th Jul 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 13th Aug 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 27th Aug 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 10th Sep 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 24th Sep 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 8th Oct 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 22nd Oct 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 5th Nov 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 19th Nov 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 3rd Dec 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Tue 17th Dec 2024 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit ZOKAL Cost $164.00 Apply
Thu 16th Jan 2025 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit Zokal Safety Training Cost $164.00 Apply
Thu 30th Jan 2025 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit Zokal Safety Training Cost $164.00 Apply