GAS TEST ATMOSPHERES – MSMWHS217

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This course is a 4 hour course and can be packaged with ENTER AND WORK IN CONFINED SPACES RIIWHS202E.

This course covers the theory and practical application of Gas Test Atmospheres. Upon successful completion, applicants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment.

On successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine gas testing regime/sampling pattern required
  • Identify hazards from possible atmosphere containments
  • Use gas testing equipment to test gas as required
  • Interpret and report readings
  • Monitor gas on an ongoing basis as required
  • Take required actions if readings are unacceptable
  • Maintain equipment
  • Knowledge of common chemical asphyxiants
  • Knowledge of explosive range, upper and lower explosive limits
  • Knowledge of conditions under which atmospheres become hazardous

All learners must be able to read and comprehend English to a level that will enable them to safely perform duties as specified in the competency standard. PreStart Safety & Training recognises that some learners may require more support to meet the requirements of the training course. We will endeavour to meet these needs with regards to; language, literacy and numeracy skills. Learners are encouraged, prior to commencing the course and where applicable, to complete an PreStart Safety & Training LLN analysis, which will assist the Trainer/Assessor to interpret individual skill level and manage this from the onset. Learners must complete and return a pre-course assessment (as supplied by PreStart Safety & Training).

All successful applicants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment: Gas test atmospheres – MSMWHS217.

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