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Qualification details

CPC32720 - Certificate III in Gas Fitting (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC32713 - Certificate III in Gas FittingSupersedes and is equivalent to CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting. 26/Nov/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 18/Mar/2022
(View details for release 3) 09/Dec/2021
(View details for release 2) 23/Dec/2020
(View details for release 1) 27/Nov/2020


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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CPCPCM2053 - Weld using metal arc welding equipmentWeld using metal arc welding equipmentCurrentElective
CPCPCM3024 - Prepare simple drawingsPrepare simple drawingsCurrentElective
MEM16006 - Organise and communicate informationOrganise and communicate informationCurrentElective
CPCPGS3053 - Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliancesDisconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliancesCurrentCore
CPCPGS3051 - Purge consumer pipingPurge consumer pipingCurrentCore
CPCPGS3046 - Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplacesInstall LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplacesCurrentCore
CPCPCM2046 - Use plumbing hand and power toolsUse plumbing hand and power toolsCurrentCore
CPCPCM2054 - Carry out simple concreting and renderingCarry out simple concreting and renderingCurrentElective
CPCCCM2012 - Work safely at heightsWork safely at heightsCurrentCore
CPCPGS4011 - Design and size consumer gas installationsDesign and size consumer gas installationsCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 334114 Gasfitter 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Building Trades 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Gasfitter 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 334114 Gasfitter 27/Nov/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 27/Nov/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 27/Nov/2020 
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Modification History

Release 4

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.6.

Typographical correction made to title of HLTAID011 Provide First Aid.

Release 3

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.5.

Core unit CPCPCM2055 Work safely of roofs added to the metadata.

Release 2

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.1.

Title changed for CPCPCM3022 and an asterisk added to MEM11011 and MEM16006 for clarity.

Release 1

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.0.

Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting. Updated to meet the Standards for Training Packages 2012.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects role of a person installing, testing, maintaining and repairing gas lines, meters, regulators and piping systems downstream of the billing meter, and appliances and ancillary equipment such as hot water systems, gas heaters and heat pumps associated with the use of fuel gases, including liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) systems.

Occupational titles could include:

  • Gas fitter.

This qualification includes units of competency common to other qualifications in the plumbing industry as well as gas fitting specialist units of competency and can provide a pathway to further learning and work in the plumbing industry.

The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered and assessed in this context.

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

This is a licenced occupation. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements may vary between states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be achieved in:

  • 31 units of competency:
  • 26 core units
  • 5 elective units.

The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:

  • 3 elective units must be chosen from listed below,
  • 2 elective units can be selected from the list below or may be replaced by units from any relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that the unit has a prerequisite. Please check the unit for information on this. All prerequisites are packaged in the qualification.

Core Units 

CPCCCM2012*

Work safely at heights

CPCCWHS2001

Apply WHS requirement, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCPCM2039

Carry out interactive workplace communication

CPCPCM2040*

Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials

CPCPCM2041

Work effectively in the plumbing services sectors

CPCPCM2043

Carry out WHS requirements

CPCPCM2045*

Handle and store plumbing materials

CPCPCM2046*

Use plumbing hand and power tools

CPCPCM2047*

Carry out levelling

CPCPCM2048*

Cut and join sheet metal

CPCPCM2055*

Work safely on roofs

CPCPCM3021*

Flash penetrations through roofs and walls

CPCPCM3022*

Weld polymer pipes using fusion method

CPCPCM3023*

Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping

CPCPGS3046*

Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces

CPCPGS3047*

Install LPG systems in marine craft

CPCPGS3048*

Install gas pressure control equipment

CPCPGS3051*

Purge consumer piping

CPCPGS3052*

Maintain Type A gas appliances

CPCPGS3053*

Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances

CPCPGS3054*

Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances

CPCPGS3056*

Size and install consumer gas piping systems

CPCPGS3059*

Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres

CPCPGS3061*

Install and commission Type A gas appliances

CPCPGS3049*

Install gas appliance flues

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

Elective units 

CPCCCM2008*

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM3001

Operate elevated work platforms

CPCCRI3001*

Operate personnel and materials hoists

CPCCST2005*

Carry out load slinging of off-site materials

CPCPCM2049*

Cut mild steel using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment

CPCPCM2053*

Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

CPCPCM2054*

Carry out simple concreting and rendering

CPCPCM3024*

Prepare simple drawings

CPCPCM3025

Install trench support

CPCPCM4013

Produce 2-D architectural drawings using design software

CPCPGS3055*

Install gas sub-meters

CPCPGS3060*

Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8 kl

CPCPGS4011*

Design and size consumer gas installations

CPCPMS3031*

Fabricate and install steel pressure piping

CPCPMS3033 *

Install small bore heating systems

MEM05049*

Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

MEM05050 *

Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM11011*

Undertake manual handling

MEM13015

Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM16006*

Organise and communicate information

UEERL0004

Disconnect-reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting. 

Links

Companion volumes to this training package are available at the VETNet website - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=7e15fa6a-68b8-4097-b099-030a5569b1ad