Gas Detector User Training


What people are saying

Overview | Gas Detector User Training

Enhance your team’s proficiency in gas detection with our Gas Detector User Training, meticulously designed for industrial environments. This on-site program is perfect for a variety of industry sectors, tailored to meet the specific safety requirements of your workplace, ensuring the training is both relevant and directly applicable to your team’s roles in gas detection.

Conducted within your work setting, our Gas Detector User Training creates a familiar and interactive educational atmosphere. We focus on real-world scenarios specific to your workplace, ensuring the skills taught are not only practical but also immediately applicable to gas detection responsibilities.

Recognising the diverse dynamics of professional teams, our training emphasises the importance of understanding gas detection technology, effective communication, and strategic implementation in hazardous environments. This approach enhances team coherence and significantly improves the team’s ability to respond effectively to gas-related emergencies.

Offering flexible scheduling, our training is crafted to align seamlessly with your organisation’s operational timetable, minimising any impact on your daily operations. Our program delves into more than just the basics of gas detection; it focuses on developing user confidence, situational awareness, and emergency preparedness, enabling team members to efficiently use gas detectors in various industrial settings.

Choose our Gas Detector User Training for a focused, impactful way to improve safety skills in gas detection, ideally suited for your industrial environment. It’s a proactive measure towards ensuring a safer, more capable team in handling gas-related challenges.

Gas Detector User Training: Essential for a Range of Industries

Our Gas Detector User Training is a crucial program for industries where exposure to hazardous gases and vapours is a significant risk. This comprehensive training is designed to suit and be tailored to the specific needs of various sectors, ensuring both safety and compliance with health regulations. Here’s how our training caters to different industries:

  • Oil and Gas Industry: We provide specialised training focusing on the detection of flammable and toxic gases in exploration, extraction, refining, and transportation processes.
  • Chemical Manufacturing: Our course covers the monitoring and detection of hazardous gas emissions in chemical processing and handling environments.
  • Mining: The training is tailored for underground environments where gases like methane and carbon monoxide are prevalent, ensuring safe mining operations.
  • Construction: Especially for projects involving underground work, our training teaches the detection of hazardous gas accumulations in confined spaces.
  • Utilities (Gas and Electricity): We focus on the skills needed to detect natural gas leaks and emissions during maintenance and repair works.
  • Waste Management and Sewage Treatment: Our program addresses the detection of gases like methane and hydrogen sulphide in waste treatment facilities.
  • Maritime Industry: We offer training for maritime environments, particularly in engine rooms and offshore platforms, to detect fuel and cargo emissions.
  • Agriculture: Our course is tailored for agricultural settings, focusing on gas detection in silo storage and manure management processes.
  • Firefighting and Emergency Services: This training equips first responders with the skills to detect and manage hazardous gases in rescue operations.
  • Pharmaceuticals: We provide training for the pharmaceutical sector, focusing on the detection of toxic gases in manufacturing processes.
  • Food and Beverage Industry: Our course covers gas detection in fermentation, carbonation processes, and refrigeration systems.
  • Paper and Pulp Industry: We address the specific needs of this industry in monitoring hazardous gas emissions during various processing stages.

Choose our Gas Detector User Training to ensure your team is equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge for effective gas detection and safety management. This training is not just a course; it’s an investment in ensuring the safety of your workforce and compliance with industry standards.


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This training is nationally recognised:

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO45803) is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of all AQF certificates.

NRT Logo

Course Fees

  • Group Bookings Only: Currently, we’re focusing on group training sessions. Individual course bookings are not available at this time.

Refunds & Fee Protection

Payment Information

  • Group Bookings: Custom payment solutions for every team. We’ll work with you to set up terms that align with your needs and ours.

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at a facility organised by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803).

Course Duration & Modes

  • Face to Face Training: 7-hour intensive, hands-on session.
  • Blended/Refresher Training: Mix of online pre-learning and 4-hour practical session, ideal for skill updates.

Each format is tailored to different learning styles and schedules, ensuring effective and efficient Gas Detector User Training.

Our detailed course outline ensures a thorough grasp of:

Introduction and Framework:

  • Introduction
  • Organisational Procedures

Hazards and Risk Control:

  • Atmospheric Hazards And Contaminants
  • Controlling Risks From Atmospheric Hazards
  • Common Gases In Australian Work Environments
  • Exposure Standards
  • Explosive Range

Equipment and Measurement:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Units Of Measurement
  • Cross-Sensitivity
  • Understanding The Detection Environment
  • Sensor Drift
  • T90 Time (Response Time)

Gas Detection Procedures:

  • Pre-Use Checks And Preparation
  • Calibration And Bump Testing
  • Zero Or Fresh Air Calibration
  • Gas Testing Regimes
  • Determining A Gas Testing Regime
  • Determining Sampling Patterns
  • Conducting Initial Testing (Pre-Entry)
  • Placement Of Gas Detectors
  • Breathing Zone
  • Interpreting Gas Detector Readings
  • Response To Unacceptable Readings

Maintenance and Storage:

  • Post-Testing Procedures
  • Cleaning And Maintenance Requirements
  • Fault Finding
  • Storage Of Gas Detectors

Assessment Methods

We provide a well-rounded assessment process that encompasses both practical tasks and scenarios, as well as written theory assessments, throughout the training. This comprehensive approach ensures a thorough evaluation of your skills and knowledge, allowing you to demonstrate your competency in real-world application and theoretical understanding.

Specific assessment tasks to be undertaken include:

  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Prepare for Confined Space Gas Testing – Practical
  • Complete Confined Space Gas Testing – Practical
  • Prepare for Hazardous Area Gas Testing – Practical
  • Complete Hazardous Area Gas Testing – Practical
  • Inspect and Maintain Gas Detection Equipment – Practical

Entry Requirements

  • Physical Capacity: Ability to perform physical tasks wearing PPE in confined space environments.
  • Pre-Course Study: Depending on the course mode, online pre-course work may be required before the face-to-face session.
  • Online Study Requirements: A computer, smartphone, tablet, or similar device with internet access is needed for online or pre-course studies.

For comprehensive details on your rights and responsibilities, including our complaints and appeals process, kindly refer to the Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook on our website.

We’re committed to fostering an enriching learning environment. Key to this is understanding your Language, Literacy, Numeracy (LLN), and Digital Literacy skills, essential for your course success.

  • LLN Evaluation Verification

  • Digital Literacy Checklist

  • Formal LLN Evaluation

    • Tailored Support: If required, you can complete our Formal LLN Evaluation online, helping us understand your skill levels for personalised support.

These tools ensure you start your course with all the support you need for a successful learning journey. For any questions or extra assistance, feel free to contact our support team at [email protected].


Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803) offers a detailed pre-enrolment participant handbook for those interested in our programs. This handbook helps you understand your rights when you enrol with us.

We advise you to read and understand the handbook thoroughly before enrolling in any nationally accredited training program offered by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd. This ensures you are well-informed about the enrolment process and the program details.

If there is anything in the handbook where you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to call Intrinsic Safety on 1300 990 336 and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to assist you.

LLN and Digital Literacy

You can complete these activities, using the links below now, or once you have enrolled:

  • LLN Evaluation: It’s important for us to understand your language, literacy, and numeracy skills to best support your learning. Please complete the LLN Evaluation Verification, accessible HERE.
  • Digital Literacy Checklist: To ensure you’re prepared for our digital learning environment, please fill out the Pre-Enrolment Digital Literacy Checklist available HERE.
BSB41419 Cert IV WHS

Now is the time to get qualified.

discover our other training courses

Intrinsic Safety is an established, trusted, quality training provider with an extensive list of corporate clients and individuals who have attended our training courses over the years in a variety of learning areas:


Ready to start your training with Intrinsic Safety?

Enrol Now

Find and enrol in the course you need to complete today.

Call Us

Speak to one of our Training Specialists Monday – Friday from 7:30am – 5pm (AEST).

Submit an Enquiry

Not in a rush? Simply submit your enquiry and we look forward to speaking with you shortly.

Locate Us

Looking for our location details? We deliver courses throughout Australia.

Why Study with Us?

More Confined Space Courses

You might also be interested in these Confined Space courses

confined spaces TRAINING

Confined Space Entry Training

Acquire crucial skills for safe entry into confined spaces, ensuring preparedness for diverse workplace environments.


Acquire vital skills for confined space entry, ensuring safe practices in complex work environments
View Course

confined spaces TRAINING

Supervise confined space entry training

Learn to effectively oversee confined space operations, ensuring safety and compliance in high-risk areas.


Learn key supervision skills for confined spaces, ensuring safety and compliance under your watch.
View Course

confined spaces TRAINING

Confined Space Rescue Training

Gain expert rescue techniques for confined spaces, ensuring swift and safe response in critical rescue operations.


Learn critical rescue skills for confined spaces, ensuring effective emergency response in tight situations.
View Course

confined spaces TRAINING

Breathing apparatus training

Develop proficiency in using breathing apparatus, ensuring reliable performance in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.


Gain essential skills in breathing apparatus usage, ensuring safety in environments with compromised air quality.
View Course

confined spaces TRAINING

Breathing Apparatus (Fire) Training

Specialise in fire-specific breathing apparatus use, ensuring effective response in fire emergency situations.


Develop expertise in fire-specific breathing apparatus, ensuring preparedness for fire-related emergencies.
View Course
Start typing to see you are looking for.