Design and Size Consumer Gas Installations

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CPCPGS4011C Design and Size Consumer Gas InstallationsNRT

Course Overview | Outcomes and Recognition | Fees and Subsidies | Upcoming Courses

Course Overview

This is an accredited three day course that is one of the four Certificate IV units required to transition from an interim gas licence to a full gas licence in Queensland. 

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to design, size and document a consumer's gas installation, including consumer piping operating up to a pressure of 200kPa, fluing, ventilation and appliance installation associated with natural gas (NG), simulated natural gas (SNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) for a building of minimum four floors and multiple buildings supplied through one gas source (billing meter or storage tank). It covers preparing for work, determining gas installation design requirements, detailed planning of the layout, and completing work finalisation processes, including records and documentation.

 Assessments for this course are conducted in both a practical and theoretical setting.


There are no prerequisites* for this course with the exception of if you are completing this course to transition from an interim gas licence to a full gas licence. See information below

  • Completion of a Certificate III in Plumbing or Certificate III in Gas Fitting.
  • Students must hold an Interim Gas Licence issued by the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.

All participants are required to possess a copy the following Australian Standards (including all amendments) in order to commence the course:

  • AS/NZS5601.1 2013
  • AS/NZS5601.2 2013
  • AS/NZS1596 2014

Unique Student Identifier

Student must also possess a valid USI.

From 1 January 2015 all learners undertaking Nationally Accredited Training must possess a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is a specific number which allows learners to access their training records and results at any time. If learners do not possess a valid USI while undertaking accredited training they will be unable to receive a Statement of Attainment.

For more information about the USI, and to create your USI please click HERE or contact MPAQ on 07 3273 0800.

* Students may be required to purchase further materials to undertake this course.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered over 24 hours (generally 3 consecutive 8-hour days) face to face in a classroom setting.

This course requires a theoretical assessment and a practical assessment be completed on site while supervised by the MPAQ trainer.

Outcomes and Recognition

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Prepare for design work
  • Identify system requirements for consumer gas installations
  • Plan and design the system layout for various consumer gas installations
  • Apply relevant safety, quality assurance and sustainability requirements
  • Identify and complete all relevant documentation

Course Recognition 

On successful completion of this course learners will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.

Fees and Subsidies

Course Fees

Members: $969* (GST Free)

Associate Members: $1,146* (GST Free)

Non-members: $1,273* (GST Free)

* Course Subsidies may be available.

Course Subsidies

Construction Skills Queensland is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry. Click here to view the eligibility requirements for this funding.

Below is a list of the short course unit codes and names and the maximum funding amount available to eligible participants:

Short Course Code Short Course Title Max. Amount Funded
per Participant
CPCPGS4011C Design and Size Consumer Gas Installations $480.00

Additional Fees

Additional fees may apply for the process of applying for your full gas licence in Queensland. These fees and charges will be incurred from the Department of Natural Resources and Mines and any issues with these fees should be raised directly with them.

Upcoming Courses

Date & Time Location
Wednesday 15 - Friday 17 September 2021
8:00am - 4:30pm
Plumbing Industry House
11/243 Bradman Street
Acacia Ridge Qld 4110

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