Commissioner's Information Bulletin 620

Gas Industry - Apprenticeship and Traineeship

Utilities and Electrotechnology

Date of effect: 2 November 2018

In this Commissioner's Information Bulletin two qualifications have been transitioned from the UEG11v2.0 Gas Industry Training Package to the UEGv1.0 Gas Industry Training Package and national qualification codes updated, affecting two Vocations.

Superseded Bulletin

This Commissioner’s Information Bulletin supersedes Bulletin 536.

Qualifications, structure and packaging

Transition Arrangements

Industrial arrangements

Competency based completion

Registered training organisations

Funding arrangements

Inspecting Vocational Training Orders

Enquiries

For any enquiries regarding this Commissioner's Information Bulletin, please contact Apprenticeships and Traineeships on (02) 8267 7704. To find a job in an apprenticeship or traineeship search here.

David Collins
The Commissioner for Vocational Training


Job descriptions

Apprenticeship

Certificate III apprentices will learn to conduct gas supply industry activities, including installation, maintenance, fault find and repair, operations of distribution and transmission gas pipelines, cylinders and associated equipment.

Traineeship

Certificate II level trainees will learn entry-level gas supply industry activities in transmission, distribution pipeline and cylinder operations and functions as outlined below:

  • Distribution pipeline activities, including laying distribution infrastructure (including pipes); developing gas pipeline infrastructure and reading gas meters in industrial, commercial and rural environments, on pipelines, associated facilities and equipment, and control centres.
  • Transmission pipeline activities, including right of way preparation, rigging operations, hydro testing, laying pipelines, operating transmission pipeline construction plant and equipment, and conducting minor mechanical maintenance.
  • Gas cylinder operations for domestic and industrial supply of gaseous fuels, including checking, testing, maintaining and filling of gaseous fuel cylinders and the storage, handling, loading, transportation and distribution of cylinders in accordance with the relevant Australian Standards and regulatory requirements.

Apprenticeship

Gas Industry - Gas Supply Operations - Apprenticeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

16 May 2014

Updated 2 November 2018

Qualifications

UEG30118 Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations

Terms of apprenticeship Full-time:
  • UEG30118 Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations
    • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • UEG30118 Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations where the apprentice holds UEG20118 Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months
  • greater than 24 months - 3 months

Traineeship

Gas Industry - Gas Supply Industry Operations - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect 16 May 2014
Updated 2 November 2018

Qualifications

UEG20118 Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations

Terms of traineeship

Full-time:

  • UEG20118 Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Page last updated: 02 November 2018