Short Courses

Converting A Type Gas Appliances

Melbourne Polytechnic's short course in Converting A Type Gas Appliances, provides knowledge for plumbers wanting to convert ‘A’ type appliances from one gas type to another using the correct components and installation procedures for these appliances.

Course Code: SBU045

Fees: $900.00

Are you a plumber who wants to be the true jack-of-all-trades? This short course is definitely for you – adding another useful tool to your belt in being able to convert ‘A’ type appliances.




Trades College
03 9269 8615


1 day
Total Hours: 9

Course Outline

  • technical equipment and safety
  • pipe sizing and appliance ventilation
  • burner and burner aeration
  • appliance components

Recognising Organisations

Victorian Buillding Authority



Plumbing Industry Commission may charge an extra cost for the exam.

No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash/Debit Card - paid in person at any of the campuses or the job and skills centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

The external examination for completion of this course is set by the Victorian Building Authority – Plumbing.


Participants are required to wear Yakka style work clothing, protective equipment (work boots.) Please bring a pen, notebook and Regulation AS - 5601 Manual.


Candidates must be registered Gas Fitters.

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
Download Enrolment Form