Learn on-the-job and kickstart your career in a niche and hands-on industry. Through a combination of both theory and practical learning, you’ll develop the technical skills and knowledge needed to gain employment as a trade qualified gas fitter.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
Maintain, disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances
Install gas piping systems
Work safely on roofs
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A trade qualification
Experience installing LPG systems
Problem solving skills
A pathway to further study
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Be employed as an apprentice in the gas fitting industry as evidenced by a letter of support from your employer
Submit your Training Plan Proposal (TPP) with your application
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
A general construction induction card (commonly known as a white card) – you will need this before you can enter a construction site
The ability to supply your own PPE
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The ability to start work early in the morning
An interest in working with and managing technology
Comfort working at heights if required
An intermediate level of fitness to manage the physical demands of the role
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Gas Fitter
A white card (or general construction induction card) is required for workers who require access to construction sites. Check your local regulation requirements. Visit the SafeWork website for more information on applying for your white card.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Gas Fitting does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate III in Gas Fitting does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Certificate III in Gas Fitting does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Gas Fitting qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 32 Units of competency, including 26 core and 6 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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