Short Course - MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres



Short Course - MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres

Through the combination of theory and practical training, this course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely use and operate single or multi-gas detection instruments. This training is suitable for any personnel required to enter areas where there is a risk of atmospheric hazards.



Targeted Audience

Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements stipulated for this training programme; however participants are required to possess basic literacy and numeracy skills.

The training package requirements state:

  • A candidate must be able to read and interpret a meter then communicate the conclusions
  • Writing is required to the level of completing required workplace reports / forms
  • Numeracy ability to be able to read the instrument and interpret the results as being safe/not safe and so determine the required actions.
If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact 1300 227 354 for assistance.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • MSMWHS217 - Gas test atmospheres

Program Benefits

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.


  • WH&S Statistics
  • Legislation & References (AS 2865:2009)
  • Symptoms of oxygen deficiency
  • Toxic contaminants and Workplace Exposure Standards
  • Gas Detection Equipment & test strategies
  • Ventilation & Purging Techniques

Learning Methods

The assessment for this programme has been designed to assess a person’s competence in accordance with the Manufacturing Training Package (MSM), any relevant Legislation and the proprietary requirements of the organisation or workplace. The assessment will consist of both a written and practical component.     

Learner Handbook 2019Delivery Mode:

  • Half day course.
  • Classroom based.
  • Our Pinkenba facility (free parking) or your onsite location.
  • Delivery can consist of face to face, and practical simulations.
  •  Individuals: $195 per person
  •  Groups: Please call to obtain a quotation.
Brisbane, Perth, Gladstone, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba and various locations/worksites as required.

Note: If no courses are listed, please call us on 1300 227 354 to discuss our upcoming courses or your group training needs.