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  • CPC32713

Certificate III in Gas Fitting

At a glance

At a glance

Complete this course with TAFE Queensland to become a qualified gas fitter and gain your interim gas work licence. This is an essential qualification for those wanting to progress to their full gas work licence.

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CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting

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Course overview

Course overview

Progress your career by gaining your interim gas work licence through this course. By completing this qualification as part of your apprenticeship, you can become a qualified gas fitter.

As the construction industry becomes more specialised, licensed gas fitters are in high demand with up to 50,000 job openings expected in the next five years.

In this course you will develop practical skills in gas detection and LP storage and gas installations. With a strong focus on ensuring safe operating conditions, you’ll learn how to size, install, test and purge gas pipe work; install, test and commission gas appliances; and size, install and test flue system components. You will develop skills in record-keeping and attending to notices in accordance with relevant acts, standards and regulations. Our industry-expert teachers will work with you to ensure you are working to the high standards expected in the industry.

On graduating you will be eligible to apply for a Queensland Provisional Gas Fitting Licence. You will be able to work under the general supervision of a fully licenced gas fitter and undertake further study to earn your full licence.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CPCPCM2039A
Carry out interactive workplace communication
CPCPCM2040A
Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
CPCPCM2041A
Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
CPCPCM2043A
Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM2045A
Handle and store plumbing materials
CPCPCM2046A
Use plumbing hand and power tools
CPCPCM2047A
Carry out levelling
CPCPCM2048A
Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPCM2050A
Mark out materials
CPCPCM2052A
Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
CPCPCM2053A
Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
CPCPCM2055A
Work safely on roofs
CPCPCM3021A
Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
CPCPGS3046A
Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
CPCPGS3047A
Install LPG systems in marine craft
CPCPGS3048A
Install gas pressure control equipment
CPCPGS3049A
Install Type A gas appliance flues
CPCPGS3051A
Purge consumer piping
CPCPGS3052A
Maintain Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3053A
Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3054A
Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3056A
Install gas piping systems
CPCPGS3057A
Size consumer gas piping systems
CPCPGS3059A
Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
CPCPGS3061A
Install and commission Type A gas appliances
HLTFA211A
Provide basic emergency life support

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Gold Coast
CPCPGS3055A
Install gas sub-meters
CPCPGS3060A
Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL
CPCPCM3023A
Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
CPCPCM3022A
Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
CPCCCM2008A
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCPCM2049A
Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
Sunshine Coast
CPCPGS3060A
Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL
CPCPGS3055A
Install gas sub-meters
Other
CPCCOHS2001A
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
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Entry requirements

Apprenticeship

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland