Post Trade Qualification:
Install Medical Gas Pipeline Systems (QLD & NSW)

CPCPMS3034 Install Medical Gas Pipeline Systems

Nationally Recognised Training


This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to safely install and test medical gas pipelines for use within hospitals and other medical facilities. The accurate and safe installation of medical gas pipeline systems is critical to patient safety and preventing life threatening situations.

Participants will learn the requirements for the installation of medical gas pipelines in relation to the Australian Standards (AS) 2896-2011 by taking part in practical fabrication activities and pipework installation exercises simulating real life examples.


Entry Requirements

Participants are required to:

  • Be able to fabricate non-ferrous metal pipelines (eg. copper) and silver solder pipelines to industry standard. A practical refresher program is available and recommended to be completed prior to commencing the course if the participant skills are not current with industry best practice and standard
  • Complete any pre-reading that is supplied on enrolment
  • QLD: Be registered or licensed in plumbing or undertaking an apprenticeship in plumbing
  • NSW: See NSW Fair Trading website for more information on medical gas work categories and licensing

CPCPCM2043A – Carry out WHS requirements is a prerequisite to this course (CPCPMS3034 – Install medical gas pipeline systems). Students will be enrolled in both units unless they have previously successfully completed the perquisite unit and provide a verified Statement of Attainment to confirm.

Resources required

The participant must provide their own Personal protective equipment:

  • long sleeve cotton drill shirts and long cotton drill pants, or overalls (no nylon)
  • protective footwear steel capped (AS/NZ 2210)
  • clear safety glasses or clip-ons, if prescription glasses are normally worn (AS/NZ 1336 or 1337)

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry into practical classes.


This course is delivered face to face in a classroom and in a practical area.  The location is either at a PICAC campus or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the confirmation email.


Unit Offered

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPMS3034 Install medical gas pipeline systems


Learners will be required to:

  • complete a theory (written) assessment
  • locate, interpret and apply relevant information, standards and specifications
  • complete a practical assessment which requires the learner to successfully install and test at least three medical gas pipeline systems for different gases from a manifold to terminal units and fittings


On successful completion of CPCPMS3034 Install medical gas pipeline systems, participants will be able to:

  • Check configuration of medical gas pipeline systems for compliance with plans or specifications, standards and authorities’ requirements
  • Measure, locate, set out and install medical gas pipelines and terminal units to Australian Standard (AS) 2896 – 2011 including brazing techniques
  • Test medical gas pipeline systems to comply with the job specification, regulatory authorities’ requirements, standards and Codes of Practice, and details recorded in the format required
  • Apply safety and quality assurance requirements and demonstrate effective work methods relevant to medical gas pipeline installations.


Pricing: $1,700*


*This training is fully funded by the NSW Government, Smart and Skilled.

Eligible participants from NSW can complete this course free of charge. Check your eligibility

  • *If eligible, Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Short Courses Building will fund $909 and Apprentice Advance an extra 25% on top of base price. Funding will only be available if you enrol between 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2022.



Enrol now by contacting the College on 1300 222 727 or email


PICAC Beenleigh
6 Quindus Street
Beenleigh, QLD 4207


PICAC Glenwood
1000 Old Windsor Road
Glenwood, NSW 2768


Day Course: 3 Days
Time: 7:00am to 3:00pm


Full fee: $1700

Course Calendar

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CONTACT US: Phone 1300 222 727 Email

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