Gas Test Atmospheres

Price: $150.00 (GST Exempt)
Duration: 5 hours
MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres
Prerequisites: Nil

$150.00 (GST Exempt)

Gas Test Atmospheres

This course is specifically designed for workers who may need to monitor potentially hazardous atmospheres in the telecommunications carrier network. It covers the skills and knowledge required to test the working atmosphere using electronic test apparatus, to determine whether it is safe for the proposed work, and applies to situations where an individual may be required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or workspace, interpret readings and take appropriate actions based on these readings.

For students safety there is a maximum of 12 learners per course.

How long is the Gas Test Atmosphere certificate valid for?

We recommend a refresher every two (2) years.

Discount code must be entered at the time of booking to obtain a discount, contact your DP to get your code.

nbn Unify Accredition Skills included

  • Can be used for the enAble Unify Mandatory Field Registration Induction unit “MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres”

What you need to bring

  • Proof of identity to show your instructor – this can be either a current driver’s licence, passport or company photo ID
  • Enclosed shoes or safety boots
  • Appropriate work attire – long sleeve shirt and pants
  • Safety glasses
  • Either a ALTAIRR 4X or Gas Alert Micro Clip XT Multigas or a similar four gas sensor detector
  • Laptop or tablet

Upon successful completion of this training program, you will be awarded the following unit(s) of competency:
MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheres


Course information

Gas Test Atmospheres

This course has been designed for telecommunications workers undertaking gas testing in the carrier network environment.

  • When gas testing is required
  • Responsibilities of the supervisor
  • Risk assessments incorporating atmospheric monitoring requirements
  • Confined space permits
  • Oxygen deficiency and enrichment; lower explosive levels; carbon monoxide, methane and other gases
  • Exposure limits
  • Air densities of common gasses and implications
  • Gas testing logs and gas detector maintenance
  • Gas detector bump testing and calibration requirements
  • Gas detector records
Dates & Locations

Our locations include Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle, Adelaide, Darwin, Perth and other major regional centres throughout Australia. In-house training is available on request.

Melbourne (Albion), VIC
 |  12-Jul-24
Sydney (Auburn), NSW
 |  12-Jul-24
Melbourne (Albion), VIC
 |  15-Aug-24


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If the courses are full or we don’t have dates you can attend, please join our waiting list.

Terms & Conditions

Student handbook

Before enroling learners are expected to download and read the Student Handbook here to gain a comprehensive understanding of training with JB Hunter including the following policies and procedures:

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  • Harassment, discrimination and bullying
  • Safety
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  • Appeals, complaints and grievances
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Terms and Conditions

With the exception of qualifications, students have 3 months from commencement of training, to complete all learning and demonstrate competence. After this time the enrolment will be cancelled.

For information on JB Hunter’s Terms and Conditions and any fees and charges that might apply please go to our Policies and Procedures page.

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