Course Title: Install and Commission Type A gas appliances

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3291 Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Title: Install and Commission Type A gas appliances

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and commission Type A gas appliances approved for use with natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) up to 200kPa. Type A gas appliances are badged appliances of less than 500 megajoules (MJ) for which an approval scheme exists. They include but are not limited to space heaters, ducted heating systems, hot water storage, instant hot water heaters, decorative heaters, and gas stoves and hot plates.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-Requisite: CPCPCM2023A Carry out OHS requirements

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPGS3033A Install and Commission Type A gas appliances


1. Prepare for work.

2. Identify appliance requirements.

3. Determine installation requirements.

4. Install appliance.

5. Commission appliance.

6. Clean up.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.