Certificate of Competency - Gasfitting Registration scope of work

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The below information provides a description of activities which Western Australia (WA) Certificte of Competancy - Gasfitting Registration holders are permitted to perform. If you are a WA licensee visiting another state under JobPass, you are only allowed to perform the activities listed below. 

Before 1999, a different registration and classification system was in place. Some gas fitters still hold Certificates of Competency and old classifications.

Licence Identifier: GC00 – GC00000

Scope of Work

Any operation, work, or process engaged in or carried out in connection with the installation, removal, demolition, replacement, alteration, maintenance or repair of a gas installation in or on any land, premises, caravan, marine craft, or other thing shall be taken to be of the nature of gasfitting.

In relation to a mobile engine:

  • any operation, work, or process that does not involve or affect any fitting line or apparatus; or
  • any adjustment of the air-fuel ratio that does not involve the disconnection or dismantling of any fitting line or apparatus,

shall not be taken to be of the nature of gasfitting.

Does not include the replacement of LPG cylinders.

Specific Activities (by endorsed class)

Class Code Class description
A all gasfitting work on a consumer’s gas installation that uses or is to use gas less dense than air other than gasfitting work classified as of Class B, E, or F
B servicing of any appliance or apparatus that uses or is to use gas less dense than air other than that classified as of Class F.
C all gasfitting work on a consumers gas installation that uses or is to use gas denser than air other than gasfitting work classified as of Class D, E, or F.
D servicing of any appliance or apparatus that uses or is to gas denser than air other than that classified as of Class F.
E all gasfitting work on a consumer’s gas installation which includes an engine for the propulsion of a vehicle, which engine uses for fuel any gas mixture of gas and air, but does not apply to any other consumer’s gas installation whether or not that other installation is on or in a vehicle propelled by any such engine other than gasfitting work classified as of Class F
F servicing of any appliance or apparatus in a consumer’s gas installation which includes an engine for the propulsion of a vehicle, which engine uses for fuel any gas mixture of gas and air, but does not apply to any other consumer’s gas installation whether or not that other installation is on or in a vehicle propelled by any such engine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compliance Requirements in WA

To get a WA Licence (no longer issued)

To keep a WA Certificate of Competency:

  • They must comply with the Gas Standards Act 1972 and the Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999

 

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