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Service Type A Gas Appliances Skill Set

State ID: GAA37

Applicants must hold a G Class gas permit from Energy Safety W.A.

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 W.A. 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

2020 Dates

Semester 1: Tuesday 28 April - Monday 11 May 2020

Semester 2: Monday 31 August - Friday 11 September 2020


Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

All year round

Rockingham - 28 Apr - 11 May and 31 Aug - 11 Sep



Duration 2 weeks
Where Rockingham
How Part Time
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