Training Courses

Type B gas appliance servicing


Course / qualification / unit code and title

CPCPGS4023B Install, commission and service Type B gas appliances



Type B gas appliance servicing course details

Course overview

This course covers the skills and knowledge to install, test, adjust, commission and service Type B gas appliances. Learners will learn to identify, diagnose and rectify system faults in Type B appliances.


Participants must hold gas registration and/or licence.

Participants must hold a restricted electrical workers licence.

It is also recommended that learners are able to demonstrate language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to Level 3 and Level 4 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

All new entrants to this unit will be required to undergo a pre assessment of their language, literacy and numeracy designed to identify their level of ability against the ACSF and the ability to perform complex calculations.


Course structure

Course delivery involves:

  • One hundred and twelve (112) hours of trainer led learning and assessment over a sixteen (16) day duration, being two (2) days a week over an eight week period.
  • plus approximately twenty six (26) hours self directed learning prior to/or during course attendance

Course duration

The program is 138 hours in duration.

Course outcome

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

  • follow safe work procedures relating to the installation, commissioning and servicing of Type B appliances
  • install Type B gas appliances
  • commission Type B gas appliances
  • service Type B gas appliances
  • identify and complete all relevant documentation.

Course recognition

Learners successfully completing this course will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.

Assessment arrangements

Assessment for this course requires learners to:

  • complete a theory assessment
  • undertake a practical assessment to install, commission and service Type B gas appliances
  • complete a written assignment; ‘Type B gas appliance submission’.

Course fees

Refer to PICAC training calendar for current course fees.