Get the specialised skills for success in your career as a gas fitter. Gain industry-ready knowledge, practical experience and support to help you get ahead in the gas fitting sector.
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 at heights
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience in installing LPG systems
The confidence to start your own business
A sound understanding of the gas industry
Specialist skills and a trade qualification
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be eligible for this course, you need to demonstrate the following:
That you are currently employed in the gas fitting industry, as evidenced by a letter from your employer
Check the campus page for requirements to take this course as an apprenticeship
This course may also be offered as a non-apprenticeship. Enquire today to discuss your eligibility
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
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
Your own personal protective equipment (PPE)
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 and LG gas fitter
On completion of this qualification, the holder can make an application to the licensing authority, Fair Trading NSW, for registration as a tradesperson. This is the minimum requirement to work in the industry as a gas fitter. This classification is not licensed to contract for work and is only permitted to work under the direction of an entity or individual who is licensed. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements may vary between states and territories. Information can be found at [Fair Trading NSW] (https://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/trades-and-businesses/licensing-and-qualifications)
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
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 31 Units of competency, including 26 core and 5 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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