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.
- 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 http://www.standards.govt.nz:
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 https://www.building.govt.nz/:
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.