Gasfitting Permit scope of work

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The below information provides a description of activities which Western Australia (WA) licensed Gasfitting Permit 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. 

If you need to apply for a WA licence more information is available on the licensing of gas fitters page.

Licence Identifier: GF00 – GF00000

Scope of Work

Operation, work or process in connection with the installation, removal, demolition, replacement, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a gas installation including the installation or conversion of a gas fuelled engine.

Except:

  1. the replacement of LPG cylinders, compressed natural gas cylinders or liquefied natural gas cylinders; or
  2. any operation, work or process in relation to a mobile engine that does not involve or affect any fitting line or apparatus; or
  3. an adjustment of the air-fuel ratio of a mobile engine that does not involve the disconnection or dismantling of any fitting line or apparatus; or
  4. an operation, work or process carried out in connection with a reticulated supply system for the gas supplier.

Specific Activities (by endorsed class)

Class Class description
G Covers all gasfitting work except gasfitting work covered as Class I, E or P (includes general gasfitting - natural gas and LP Gas). Also includes installation and servicing of domestic, commercial, caravan and marine craft installations.
I Covers gasfitting work on a consumer's gas installation associated with a Type B appliance (Industrial - including all Types B appliances - installation, commissioning and servicing); or on piping that has an operating pressure of more than 200kPa, not being gasfitting work classified as Class E or P.
I(A) Gasfitting work on a consumer's gas installation associated with a Type B appliance.
I(B) Gasfitting work on piping that has an operating pressure of more than 200kPa, not being gasfitting work referred to in class I(A) or classified as Class E or P.
E Covers gasfitting work associated with a mobile engine.
P Covers gasfitting work on a gas installation associated with the storage and dispensing of gas for the refuelling of a motor vehicles as defined in Section 4 of the Road Traffic (Administration) Act 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compliance Requirements in WA

To Get a WA Permit:

  • Must hold an appropriate qualification
  • Must be a fit and proper person to hold a licence
  • Must pay an application fee

To Keep a WA Permit:

  • Must renew the permit every five years
  • They must comply with the Gas Standards Act 1972 and the Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999

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