Gasfitter - Class B

Gas Fitters install, test, maintain, assemble, construct, operate, alter and repair gas-regulated products, such as appliances, supply lines, equipment and accessories for use in residential and commercial premises. Fuels may include natural gas, manufactured gas, liquefied petroleum gas, digester gas, landfill gas, biogas or a mixture or dilution of any of these gases and Hydrogen. Limitations are dependent upon a classification level of 'B' or 'A'.

Class 'B' Gas Fitters (formerly known as “Domestic/Commercial”) may perform the installation or alteration of gas appliances and systems with an input limitation up to and including 120 kW (equivalent to 400,000 British Thermal Units).

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Recommendations

The following education is recommended: Grade 10 (Grade 12 preferred), including English 10, Math 10, and Science 10.

 

In BC, all Gas Fitters must hold a Class 'A' or Class 'B' Gas Fitter licence issued by Technical Safety BC (technicalsafetybc.ca).

 

The Apprenticeship Program comprises Levels 1 and 2 of progressive technical training, with each Level taking 10 weeks (300 hours) to complete. In addition, apprentices are required to accumulate 3,000 hours of work-based training.

TRADE TRAINING PROGRAM TYPES

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Camosun College

Interurban

Sep 06 2022Nov 11 2022

Domestic/Commercial Gas Fitter

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Okanagan College

1000 K.L.O. Rd. Kelowna, BC

Sep 06 2022Nov 10 2022

Domestic Gas Fitter

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Sep 06 2022Nov 10 2022

Gasfitter - Class B

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Sep 06 2022Nov 10 2022

Gasfitter - Class B

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Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops

Oct 11 2022Dec 16 2022

Gasfitter - Class B (New Level)

Institution

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Program

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Okanagan College

1000 K.L.O. Rd. Kelowna, BC

Jan 03 2023Mar 09 2023

Domestic Gas Fitter

Institution

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Date

Program

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Camosun College

Interurban

Jan 09 2023Mar 10 2023

Domestic/Commercial Gas Fitter

Institution

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Date

Program

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Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops

Jan 23 2023Mar 31 2023

Gasfitter - Class B (New Level)

Institution

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Date

Program

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Okanagan College

1000 K.L.O. Rd. Kelowna, BC

Feb 28 2023May 05 2023

Domestic Gas Fitter

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