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CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting (Interim Gas Licence)

This course will enable participants to install, alter, remove, repair, service and test type A domestic and commercial appliances under supervision, after applying for and being granted their interim gas work licence.


  • Applicants who hold a Trade Licence may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL), their application for RPL will be reviewed by a BIZMATRIX assessor.

Delivery mode

The CPCP32173 Certificate III in Gas Fitting is delivered through in class practical with E-learning to be completed prior to training

Here’s a short video outlining the training process for the Certificate III in Gas Fitting:

Point of difference

Bizmatrix CPC32713 Certificate III in Gas Fitting is a full qualification, therefore upon successful completion students will be given a nationally accredited Certificate III in Gas Fitting. Beware that many other training organisations only offer a record of results for units complete and not a full Certificate III.



Requirements No
Practical training 19 days
Pre-course eLearning Three days
Correspondence? Yes, inquire now.
Nationally recognised? Yes


The course is open to non-tradespersons or licensed tradespersons within the plumbing, electrical, mechanical, electronics, metal work, refrigeration and air-conditioning fields, who are required to work on and install, commission and service Type A gas appliances, gas pipework for Type A gas appliances, reticulated gas supplies including gas cylinders/gas tanks, mobile and portable caravans and marine installations.

  • Qualified plumbers who hold a current Queensland plumbing licence are exempt from the plumbing units of training course.
  • For more details see notes from QLD Department of Natural Resources and Mines for details on what the licence entails and what is needed to obtain interim licence, found here Queensland Gas Work Licence Notes.

Type A Gas is used for commercial and domestic gas appliances, where a gas certified scheme exists. Often there is a program to test and certify the same type of appliance for mass production.

Gas deep fryers, six burner gas ranges, gas ovens, gas combi-ovens, gas steamers, salamanders, churrascos, paella gas grills, BBQ grills.

Display flames, gas fired bain-marie, salamanders, teppanyaki grills, tandoor cookers, naan bread cookers, large brat pans, gas steam jacketed cookers, steaming ovens and gas fired toaster ovens

Gas cookers, gas cooktops, domestic BBQ, gas stoves, gas hot water systems like Bosch Hot Water, Rheem gas hot water units, Rinnai Hot Water units.

After student completes one year on their interim licence, students are required to complete four more training units which can be found here, these units are not included in this course and are part of the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services however are mandatory to be completed so that students can receive their full open gas licence.

If you believe you are eligible for recognition of prior learning, such as having completed work similar to Certificate III in Gas Fitting units in another trade or if you are a plumber, you may be eligible for RPL.

All students applying for RPL must complete the attached form, this is so that we can have a clear understanding of your experience. Sending through your qualifications is not enough, completion of kit is mandatory. Completing this application means that you will be able to complete the course in less time and potentially with a discount.
Please note there may be fees involved for reviewing your RPL kit, otherwise if you would like to have a face-to-face consultation with one of our team members there is an RPL review fee of $900.

For more information about how to complete the RPL kit, see our example kit here.


    Stage 1
  • CPCPCM2041A Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
  • CPCPCM2039A Carry out interactive workplace communication
  • CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support
  • CPCPGS3052A Maintain Type A gas appliances
  • CPCPGS3051A Purging consumer piping
  • CPCPGS3053A Disconnect and reconnect Type A appliances
  • CPCPGS3054A Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A appliances
  • Stage 2
  • CPCPGS3061A Install and commission Type A gas appliances
  • CPCPCM2040A Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
  • CPCPCM2045A Handle and store plumbing materials
  • CPCPCM2046A Use plumbing hand and power tools
  • CPCPCM2047A Carry out levelling
  • CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
  • CPCPCM2050A Mark out materials
  • CPCPGS3049A Install Type A gas appliance flues
  • CPCPCM3021A Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCPCM2052A Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
  • CPCCCM2053A Weld using arc welding equipment
  • CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
  • Stage 3
  • CPCPCM3022A Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion
  • CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs
  • CPCPCM3023A Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
  • CPCPGS3048A Install gas pressure control equipment
  • CPCPGS3056A Install gas piping systems
  • CPCPGS3057A Size consumer gas piping systems
  • CPCPGS3055A Install subsidiary gas meters
  • Stage 4
  • CPCPGS3059A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
  • CPCPGS3060A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL
  • CPCPGS3046A Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
  • CPCPGS3047A Install LPG systems in marine craft


Certificate III in Gas Fitting


19 Days



19 Days


Gas Work Licence – Restricted to Service past students


19 Days


    Early bird pricing is available 30 days prior to course commencement date.


    FGL-3-2017 Certificate III in Gas Fitting (Interim)

    • Pre-course E-Learning education prior to commencement
    • Days 1-4 E-Learning online education and assessments
    • Days 5-9 Monday 19th June-Friday 23rd June 2017 – Brendale Brisbane
    • Days 10-14 Monday  3rd July-Friday 7th July 2017 – Brendale Brisbane
    • Days 15-19 Monday 24th July-Friday 29th July 2017 – Brendale Brisbane

    FGL-4-2017 Certificate III in Gas Fitting (Interim) 

    • Pre-course E-Learning education prior to commencement
    • Days 1-4 E-Learning online education and asessment open until 25-09-2017
    • Days 5-9 Monday 25th September-Friday 29th September 2017 – Brendale Brisbane
    • Days 10-14 Monday  16th October-Friday 20th October 2017 – Brendale Brisbane
    • Days 15-19 Monday 6th November-Friday 10th November 2017 – Brendale Brisbane

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
Certificate III in Gas Fitting January 2017 FGL-1-2017 30/01/2017 02/06/2017 $7300
Certificate III in Gas Fitting - April 2017 24/04/2017 28/07/2017 $7300
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