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Type B Gas Course

This unit is selected from CPC40912 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Service. The unit to be complete is: CPCPGS4023B Install, commission and service Type B gas appliances.  The unit is delivered by qualified, experienced and industry current trainers/assessors. Each student will receive a comprehensive training manual, Voyage Of Discovery Manual a technical time machine of Type B information to guide them on their training journey, with real life theoretical training scenarios and simulators.

Who can do it?

The Type B Gas Course can be completed by those looking to learn about industrial gas fitting or seeking to expand their qualifications, upskill, increase their professional development on Type B industrial gas appliances installing, commissioning and servicing Type B industrial gas appliances in the plumbing, gas and electrical sector.

Type B gas appliances are typically large industrial gas appliances including: gas fired package burners, water and steam boilers found in large apartment blocks, industrial processing plants and dry cleaners. A Type B gas appliance is an appliance or system where there is no certification scheme to cover the testing of the appliance.

Other Type B gas appliances include, industrial fryers found at snack food processing plants, gas fired furnaces, gas turbines found at the Roma gas fields, Chinchilla gas plants or the natural gas power stations. Type B gas burners found in powder coated ovens, immersion heaters for heating the natural gas from the wells to gas burners to process aluminum or gas fired kilns. Small Type B high-pressure gas prawn cookers found on the fishing trawlers.

To undertake Type B gas work, the applicant must be authorised before working on any Type B gas system. This gas training unit (CPCPGS4023B) is one of the requirements for the application for authorisation in Queensland and for other states in Australia



Requirements Restricted Electrical permit or Electrical License required to receive a Statement of Attainment
Education & training 10 days
Pre Course E-Learning Two days
Correspondence? No
Nationally recognised? Yes


An appliance, with gas consumption in excess of 10 MJ/h, for which a certification scheme does not exist (applicable in Australia only).

NOTE: A Type A  gas appliance when used in an industrial/commercial application for which it was not intended is considered to be part of a Type B appliance. An example of this is a certified direct-fired air heater used as the heating/ventilating device in a spray/bake paint booth.

The gas pipework to the appliance is considered Type A gas work, therefore the Type B authorisation / approval qualification does not allow you to work on Type A gas appliances, and you are not authorised to install pipework, cylinders etc. to the Type B appliance, as this is considered Type A gas work.

The applicant must have a restricted electrical license, electrical permit or an equivalent electrical qualification  to receive the Statement of Attainment on completing the unit.

OR: If you do not already have the above qualifications, we now offer Type B Gas course blended restricted electrical training course (however please ensure you have a base trade of calling to be eligible to apply for the permit, otherwise 5 years of unstructured experience) which can be embedded in the Type B gas training. Otherwise if you have an electrical work permit for training to be enrolled in the suitable course.

  • Pre-course pack completed via correspondence or e-learning before commencing in class. 
  • Onsite training, 10 days in total at Brisbane training centre (5 days Monday to Friday with a week break in between, then return for 5 days Monday to Friday).


  • CPCPGS4023B Install, commission and service Type B gas appliances
    Optional for those who don’t hold a restricted electrical licence:

  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEP010A Disconnect / reconnect appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring (230Vac)
  • UEENEEP016A Locate and rectify faults in low voltage appliances using set procedures (230Vac)
  • UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies


10 Day Type B Gas Course


10 Days



10 Days


Optional for those who don’t hold a restricted electrical licence:

Restricted Electrical Unit Cluster


4 Days



Bizmatrix Type B Gas Course in Brisbane is held in Brendale.

Unit 52-53/193 South Pine Road, Brendale, Queensland

Training courses in Brisbane are held monthly.

Type B Gas training in Gladstone is held in South Trees.

Training location is at Site Skills, 17-19 South Trees Drive, South Trees QLD 4680

Courses in Gladstone are held every six months.

Type B Gas training in Sydney locations vary.

Training is offered annually.

Type B Gas training in Canberra locations vary.

Training is offered annually.


  • FTBG-7-2017 – September Course Brisbane: Week 1: Monday 4th September to Friday 8th September 2017 | Monday 18th September to Friday 22nd September 2017
  • FTBG-2GL-2017 – October Course Gladstone: Week 1: Monday 9th October to Friday 13th October 2017| Week 2: Monday 6th November to Friday 10th November 2017
  • FTBG-C1-2017 – October E-Learning + 6 day Practical Course Canberra: Week 1: E-Learning prior  | Monday 23rd October to Saturday 28th October 2017 (Tentative dates)
  • FTBG-8-2017 – November Course Brisbane:  Pre-learning + 10 days face to face –Week 1: Monday 20th Nov to Friday 24th 2017 | Monday 4th December to Friday 8th December 2017
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Type B Gas Course (Canberra) October 2017 Pre-eLearning (5) days starts now! Then (6) days eLearn first then (6) days 23 -28 October 2017 07:30 am - 05:00 pm CIT FYSHWICK CANBERRA 5 $4600
FTBG-8-2017-Type B Gas Course (Brisbane) November 2017 - Pre-eLearn starts now! Then 10 days - Week(1) 20-24 Nov Week(2) 4-8 Dec 07:30 am - 05:00 pm Brendale Education Centre 5 $4100
TYBG-1-2018 -Type B Gas Course(Brisbane)-February, March 2018 WK-(1)26-28Feb-1,2Mar- WK(2)12,16Mar2018 07:30 am - 05:00 pm BRENDALE 10 $4100
TYBG-2-2018 -Type B Gas Course (Brisbane)-April-May 2018 Wk.1.(9-14thApril) Wk.2.(30,Apr.1-4th May 2018) 07:30 am - 05:00 pm BRENDALE 10 $4100
TYBG-3-2018 -Type B Gas Course Brisbane-July-Aug 2018 Wk.1.(16-20 July) Wk.2.(30,31July,1-3 August 2018) 07:30 am - 05:00 pm BRENDALE 10 $4100
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