This course will provide the knowledge and skills required to determine whether there are any harmful gases, including high or low levels of oxygen or excessive levels of toxic and flammable gases that could pose a danger to humans or the environment. This will include conducting and interpreting gas test results to identify related hazards within the chemical and energy industry.
Please note: Assessment for unit standard 3058 must be carried out at an energy or chemical site.
Examples include; petrochemical, agri-nutrient, power generation, dairy processing, meat processing, and wood fibre manufacturing, or other plants that operate with a combination of high temperatures, pressures, steam and/or chemicals in gas, liquid or solid form
In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard setting body, The Skills Organisation.
Key Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate knowledge of atmospheric testing versus gas detection
- Understand the relevant industry terminology
- Demonstrate knowledge of relevant atmospheric and gas detection equipment and the limitations around the accuracy of gas detectors
- Demonstrate knowledge of atmospheric testing in potentially hazardous environments
- Conduct and interpret atmospheric and gas testing results
- Perform gas tests in an energy and chemical plant
- Interpret and respond to gas test results in an energy and chemical plant
- All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes