You will require this permit if you intend to carry out gasfitting work in Western Australia. Gasfitting refers to any operation, work, or process in connection with the installation, removal, demolition, replacement, alteration, maintenance or repair of a gas installation (including the installation or conversion of a gas fuelled engine).
There are four classes of permit:
- Class G: Covers all gasfitting work except gasfitting work classified as of Class I, E, or P. Includes general gasfitting (natural gas, LP gas or mixed gases). Also includes installation and servicing of domestic, commercial, caravan and marine craft installations;
- Class I: Covers gasfitting work on a consumer gas installation associated with a Type B appliance or gasfitting work on piping that has an operating pressure of more than 200 kPa, not being a Type B appliance or work classified as Class E or P;
- Class E: Covers gasfitting work associated with a mobile engine; and
- Class P: Covers gasfitting work on a gas installation associated with the storage and dispensing of gas for the refuelling of a motor vehicle.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this permit you must:
- Have adequate theoretical and practical knowledge and adequate skills to carry out the gasfitting;
- Have an adequate knowledge of the Act and regulations;
- Be a fit and proper person;
- Submit the required forms; and
- Pay the required fees.
The practical experience and qualifications required vary for each class of permit.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Department of Commerce
Gas Standards Act 1972 (Western Australia)
Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999 (Western Australia)
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