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BILD323 – Introduction to Gasfitting

Module code
Module title
Introduction to Gasfitting
To provide learners with an overview of gasfitting as a career and an overview of the trade science in gasfitting including knowledge of gasfitting safety requirements.
  • TC2201
NZQA Level
Level 2
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Directed hours are comprised of learning with a provider. These learning hours may include in-class activities; workshop activities and practice; coaching and progress conversations; formative assessment; night-class tutorials; group discussions and activities.

Self-Directed hours are comprised of Study Guide reading and activities; research using texts and the Internet; video; discussion groups, and online chat groups such as closed Facebook study groups; creating study notes, recording work experience.
Learning Outcomes
LO 5.1 Describe factors impacting work in gas contaminated environments.
LO 5.2 Describe the properties of gasses and identify potential hazards in gas fitting workGasfitting
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is competency-based. In order to pass this module students must attempt and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments including carrying out all tasks in a safe manner and to industry standard
Learning and Teaching Resource
Study Guide Textbooks
Skills quality assured competency-based assessment resources.
Theory test paper (Foundational Trade Science of gasfitting)

Building Act 2004;
Health and Safety at Work Act 2015;
Gas Act 1992;
Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010;
Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Act 2006;
Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Regulations 2010;
The following standards, which are available at
NZS 3604:2011 Timber Framed Buildings,
AS/NZS 5601.1:2013 Gas installation,
NZS 5807:1980 Codes of practice for industrial identification by colour, wording or other coding;
The following clauses, and any related compliance documents, which are available at
New Zealand Building Code Clause G10 Piped Services,
New Zealand Building Code Clause G11 Gas as an Energy Source;
and all subsequent amendments and replacements.

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