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Service Type A Gas Appliances skill set

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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.

Gain these skills

  • 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

This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our courses page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

Attendance in class

This course is equivalent to 5 days a week across 2 weeks from 7.45am - 4.15pm. 

At home study

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

Work placement

Work placement is not a requirement of this course.

What you need for your first day of class

On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (a pen and notepad and wear enclosed footwear and equipment from orientation booklet lists). An G class gas permit is a requirement of this course.

Uniforms and workwear requirements

  • Steel cap boots

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

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Semester 2, 2022

Rockingham - On Campus

Duration 2 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Rockingham
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $243.00 $52.50 $295.50
Concession $72.00 $52.50 $124.50

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you are a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you will only pay for the units that you need to enrol into to complete this course. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers

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