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Service Type A Gas Appliances

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CPCPGS4022 - 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.


There are prerequisites for this course. 

CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements

CPCPGS3053 Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances

If you have completed these units in your prior studies, you must send an academic transcript to the Training Services Team along with your enrolment form. If you haven’t completed these units, the Training Services Team will be able to provide you with options of how you can complete these units prior to attending the class for CPCPGS4022 Service Type A gas appliances.

If you are completing this course to transition from an interim gas licence to a full gas licence. See information below:

  • You must have completed a Certificate III in Plumbing or Certificate III in Gas Fitting.
  • Students must hold an Interim Gas Licence issued by the Resources, Safety and Health Queensland.
  • If you don’t already have an interim gas licence and wish to apply for an interim gas licence, please click HERE

Unique Student Identifier

Student must also possess a valid USI.

All learners undertaking Nationally Accredited Training must possess a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is an individual education 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

We are proud to have been selected as one of a core group of Registered Training Organisations that will be delivering Construction Skills Queensland-funded training in CSQ’s new training year (from 1 October 2021). We look forward to supporting individuals and businesses to unlock new opportunities in the building and construction industry through training. 

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.

See below for the maximum amount of funding that is available for this unit of competency to eligible participants:

Short Course Code Short Course Title Max. Amount Funded
per Participant
CPCPGS4022 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 Resources, Safety and Health Queensland 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 27 June - Friday 1 July 2022
8:00am - 4:30pm
Plumbing Industry House
11/243 Bradman Street
Acacia Ridge Qld 4110

Monday 5 September - Friday 9 September 2022
8:00am - 4:30pm

Plumbing Industry House
11/243 Bradman Street
Acacia Ridge Qld 4110
Monday 5 - Friday 9 December 2022
8:00am - 4:30pm
Plumbing Industry House
11/243 Bradman Street
Acacia Ridge Qld 4110

Download and complete an enrolment form or call the MPAQ Training Services Team on 07 3273 0800!

Please send completed enrolment forms to training@mpaq.com.au.

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