As a Gasfitter - Class A, you’ll enjoy a hands-on, collaborative atmosphere where you work carefully to install, service and maintain gas lines, appliances and equipment in a range of settings. Using your knack for precision and math, you’ll know the details around fuel, venting, and air supply systems. You’ll not only be responsible for their proper functioning but will also master the various
What You'll Learn
- How to measure and mark reference points for gas installations
- How to install, maintain and service fuel systems
- How to install, maintain and service venting and air supply systems
- How to install and service gas equipment
- How to install and service controls and safeguards
Key Job Skills
- Monitoring and quality control
- Operation of power tools and equipment
- Fuel systems and gas equipment
- Venting and air supply
- Controls and safeguards
To get certified, you will need to sign up for technical training at an approved training provider in addition to on-the-job training.
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Note: SkilledTradesBC is responsible for administering the apprenticeship for Gasfitter – Class A Certificate of Qualification and Red Seal Endorsement. Technical Safety BC is responsible for regulating the Gasfitter – Class A Certificate of Qualification (license). Please refer to the Technical Safety BC web site for information on the Certificate of Qualification examination requirements.
The Red Seal Gasfitter - Class A program will be implemented on January 1, 2023. Please see OPSN 2022 023 for details.
November 2020: Gasfitter - Class A will be designated as a Red Seal trade in BC as of April 1, 2021. The new Program Outline and Program Profile for this Red Seal Program are posted below. Please see OPSN 2020 010 for details.
New Red Seal Program
New Red Seal Program
Implementation Date: January 1, 2023
Gasfitters – Class A install, test, maintain and repair propane and/or natural gas lines, appliances, equipment and accessories in residential and commercial premises. They are involved in the installation or alteration of any gas system, except vehicle fuel systems, under an appropriate permit. Class A Gasfitters can work on appliances and equipment that exceed 400,000 Btuh (British Thermal Units per hour) or 120 kW (kilowatts), such as boilers, burners, makeup air units, furnaces, process burners, and various other gas-fired equipment.
Please note: to register for Gasfitter – Class A, a tradesperson must hold Gasfitter – Class B Certification.
Prior to new Red Seal Program.