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Service Type A Gas Appliances Skill Set

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Applicants must hold a G Class gas permit from Energy Safety WA

This course will train and assess students in the skills and knowledge required to competently service Type A gas appliances.

Students completing this course can apply to Energy Safety WA to have 'Servicing' endorsed on their G Class permit.

Students will need to conduct self-directed computer based training using Blackboard.

Course Outline:

  • basic electrical theory 
  • characteristics of electromotive force (EMF) 
  • characteristics of fuses
  • circuit breakers
  • residual current devices and earthing systems 
  • combustion characteristics and effects 
  • conduction 
  • current flow 
  • ignition systems 
  • insulation 
  • isolation procedures 
  • Ohm's law 
  • burners and burner adjustment 
  • characteristics of conversion from one gas type to another 
  • classification of appliances and identification of related components 
  • electrical safety, including isolation procedures and requisite precautions 
  • gas appliance regulators 
  • gas appliance thermostats 
  • gas safety, including:
  • combustion characteristics and effects 
  • isolation procedures 
  • job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS) 
  • operation of flame failure systems used in Type A gas appliances

Next dates for delivery

  • 22 March to 1 April
  • 14 to 25 June


  • $548

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All year round

Duration 2 Weeks
When All year round
Where Rockingham
How 22 Mar - 2 Apr and 14 Jun - 25 Jun

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