MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheres


ISH24 Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO number 41559) registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority. ISH24 Pty Ltd is proud to offer training in MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres.

Course Description

This course provides learner with the skills and knowledge required to Gas test atmospheres. This course is designed to meet the requirements from the Manufacturing training package, MSA07.

Learner will understand how to identify industry requirements, plan and prepare for gas testing of potential hazardous atmospheric environments. Additionally, learner will be able to test for gases and maintain their equipment.

This course is essential for people who are required to gas test atmospheres in the course of their employment.

This course prepares the learner to undertake the assessment to obtain a Statement of Attainment in MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres.

Mode of Delivery

Delivery of this course will be classroom based blended with some practical activities.

Assessment Summary

The learner will be assessed by demonstrating procedures applicable to this unit. They will also be required to answer a number of written questions regarding their actions and theoretical application of knowledge. The assessment will also be part of a simulated activity.

This assessment will be conducted by an RTO assessor and must be completed in the workplace or in another environment that accurately simulates the workplace. The assessor will observe the learner while these tasks are being performed.

To standardise the application of this assessment, the assessment tasks (required skills and knowledge) are based on those specified in the Unit of Competency, MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres and those of the MSA07 Training Package. The assessor will use an assessment instrument mapped accordingly to the assessment requirements of this Unit of Competency. Assessors will apply an assessment procedure to ensure you are ready for the assessment and have the right resources and equipment to achieve the right standard.

Course Topics

  • Identifying work requirements including WHS legislation
  • Following company procedures
  • Risk assessment and hazard control strategies
  • Preparing and performing gas testing
  • Maintaining safety equipment

National Recognition

On successfully completing the training and assessment you will be issued a Statement of Attainment issuing you the unit of competency: MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres

This unit of competency is nationally recognised and provides individuals with a valuable outcome that can be applied throughout Australia.

Course Duration and Location

The course is delivered over one 8.5 hr day.

Training is delivered at Bendigo, Perth, Kalgoorlie and Onsite.

Course Commencement Dates

Courses dates and times do vary.

Course Materials

Learner training is supported through the provision of quality learning materials and resources.

Course Conduct

On arriving, learner will complete any outstanding enrolment administration and then participate in group learning activities about the theory of gas testing of atmospheres.

After lunch we finish off our theory component and then put what is learnt into practice via our practical component. There is sufficient time over the day for additional one-on-one training for those requiring it.

At ISH24 Pty Ltd we provide a friendly and supported environment to learn and achieve.

Pre-Requisites/Entry Requirements

  • There are no qualification pre-requisites for this course.
  • Learners must be aged 18 years or older
  • Photo Identification is required to be sited prior to course commencement.
  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills required to interpret legislative requirements and to undertake written and practical assessment activities.
  • All course materials will be provided by ISH24 Pty Ltd.

Clothing Requirement

Learners are required to wear long or short sleeve shirt and long pants and enclosed safety boots/shoes.

Where a learner does not wear enclosed shoes they will not be able to participate in the course due to work health and safety concerns.


A learner’s position on the course will only be confirmed upon receipt of a completed enrolment form and the payment of the scheduled fee.

Numbers are limited, so confirmed enrolments will only be able to attend.

Fees and Charges

Information about fees and charges is provided in the Schedule of Fees and Charges which will be included in your pre-enrolment information package.

Please refer to the Schedule of Fees and Charges as it contains important information about related charges and our refund policy.

Duty of care

ISH24 Pty Ltd adopts high standards in duty of care of its learner and assessors. ISH24 Pty Ltd reserves the right to turn anyone away that seems to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

This action is to ensure that the learner and assessors safety is assured and that ISH24 Pty Ltd maintains an accident free learning environment and complies with our duty of care responsibilities.

ISH24 Pty Ltd is responsible for the quality and delivery of training and assessment and will be the organisation issuing any statements of attainment to eligible Learners.

This document must be read in conjunction with the Learner Handbook, Schedule of Fees & Charges and USI Fact Sheet.

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