Service Type A Gas Appliances

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CPCPGS4022A - Service Type A Gas AppliancesNRT

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

Course Overview

This is an accredited five 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 course covers current relevant legislation and content relating to Type A Gas appliances in addition to offering both classroom and practical based learning. Specifically, it covers the skills and knowledge required to diagnose and rectify faults whilst servicing and commissioning Type A Gas Appliances and their components. This unit includes conducting leak testing procedures and testing and commissioning appliances in the workplace.


  • 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.
  • Work associated with this unit is undertaken within the scope of AS/NZS 5601:2013 Part 1 Gas installations and local licensing requirements (gas, electrical and plumbing). All participants are also 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
    • AS/NZS4575 2019

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.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered over 40 hours (generally 5 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:

  • Apply safety and quality assurance requirements and demonstrate effective work methods relevant to Type A gas appliances
  • Disassemble and assemble Type A gas appliances
  • Diagnose and remedy electrical and electronic circuitry faults
  • Diagnose and remedy gas system faults on Type A gas appliances
  • Convert Type A gas appliances to another gas type
  • 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: $1,295* (GST Free)

Associate Members: $1,615.50* (GST Free)

Non-members: $1,795* (GST Free)

* Course Subsidies may be available.

Please note: if the cost of the course is over $1,500, the $1,500 will need to be paid upfront and the balance of payment will need to be paid on the 1st day of the course.

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
CPCPGS4022A Service Type A Gas Appliances $750.00

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

Express your interest in Service Type A in your area! Click here to submit your regional area.

Date & Time Location

Monday 22 - Friday 26 November 2021
8:00am - 4:30pm

Plumbing Industry House
11/243 Bradman Street
Acacia Ridge Qld 4110

Monday 6 - Friday 10 December 2021
8:00am - 4:30pm

Plumbing Industry House
11/243 Bradman Street
Acacia Ridge Qld 4110

To be kept up to date with upcoming Service Type A Gas Appliances courses, please email or call 07 3273 0800!

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