Short Courses

Gas Refresher Course

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) – Plumbing requires all plumbers and gasfitters to undergo a skill assessment in gas fitting. Fortunately, Melbourne Polytechnic has designed this perfect Gas Refresher short course to cover off the basic skills a plumber and gasfitter needs.

Course Code: SBU043

Fees: $800.00

This course will enable plumbers to develop skills in the use and manufacture of manometers and to increase knowledge of safety and commissioning and relevant regulations associated with gas fittings.




Trades College
03 9269 8615


2 days
Total Hours: 8

Course Outline

  • making two manometers – one consumer piping and one appliance commission
  • safety and commissioning
  • understanding and awareness of Australian Gas Association Installation code (AG601)

Recognising Organisations

Victorian Buillding Authority



Please note that the 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


Participants are required to wear Yakka style work clothing, protective equipment (work boots, safety glasses.) A list of tools required for the exam will be issued on enrolment. Please bring a pen and notebook.


Candidates must have approval from the Plumbing Industry Commission.

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.
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