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Gas Fitters

Descriptions & Duties

  • Gas Fitters install, commission, test and service the distribution systems of LPG/ town gas outside the consumer's building or responsible for all types of gas appliances together with their associated equipment, piping and gas supplies in domestic/ commercial and industrial premises.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Trade Specific Competencies

Technical knowledge and skills in engineering

Gas Fitters use various tools and measuring instruments to install and repair the gas distribution systems (LPG/ town gas) or gas utilisation systems (domestic/ non-domestic).

Troubleshooting knowledge and skills

Gas Fitters must be able to diagnose and repair problems.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Completion of relevant training courses, or an apprenticeship in the trade of Gas, or equivalent

Professional qualification

  • Registered Gas Installers (You may visit Electrical and Mechanical Services Department website for registration details)


  • 1 to 2 years of relevant work experiences

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $12,000-$25,000

Monthly Salary $15,000-$35,000

Monthly Salary $18,000-$60,000

Monthly Salary $25,000-over $60,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Gas Fitters normally work in construction sites or customers' buildings. They need to follow precautions and wear protective equipment.


  • Combustion Analyzer
  • DC Holiday Tester
  • Explosion Proof Multimeter
  • Portable gas detector
  • Manometer
  • Meter Control Exchange Kit

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