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Gas Monitor Training Standard

OPITO Standard

Product Code: 9241

Who is this Product for?

This Product is to meet the initial training and knowledge assessment requirements for personnel preparing to work as Gas Monitors*.

*Note :In the workplace, persons undertaking Standby/Safety Watch duties at the entrance to a confined space shall be an Authorised Gas Tester or a Gas Monitor.

What does this Product cover?

This Product to ensure that personnel preparing for a gas monitor role involved in providing safety watch duties by the ongoing monitoring of a hot work site and standby duties for confined space operations are equipped with the relevant knowledge to safely carry out the role.

Entry Requirements

No pre-requisites are required.

Product Achievement Requirements

To achieve the Gas Monitor Training the learner will need to complete the mandatory unit.

Guided Learning Hours

6 hours


3 years

Please note: If the expiry date on the learners previous certificate is within 3 months prior of the course enrolment date then the date of the new certificate should correspond with the expiry date of the existing/previous certificate unless stated otherwise by the Duty Holder or Asset Owner or Operator.

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