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Gas Fitters install, test, maintain, assemble, construct, operate, alter and repair propane and natural-gas regulated products, such as appliances, supply lines, equipment and accessories for use in residential and commercial premises. Limitations are dependent upon a classification level of 'B' or 'A'.
Class 'B' Gas Fitters 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).
Gas Fitter - Class 'B' is a nationally designated trade under the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program.
Learn more about Plumbers, Pipe & Gas Fitters at Discover Trades BC.
In BC, all Gas Fitters must hold a Class 'A' or Class 'B' Gas Fitter licence issued by the British Columbia Safety Authority (safetyauthority.ca).
The Apprenticeship Program comprises Levels 1 and 2 of progressive technical training, with each Level taking 6 weeks (180 hours) to complete. In addition, apprentices are required to accumulate 3,600 hours of work-based training.
The following education is recommended: Grade 10 (Grade 12 preferred), including English 10, Math 10, and Science 10.