Class B

Gasfitters are careful people who enjoy a physical workplace and function well under pressure. They are very precise, as they oversee the gas systems that heat and power our homes and businesses. 

As a Gasfitter – Class B, you’ll use your strong math skills and thorough approach to install, repair and maintain propane and natural gas products found in homes and buildings with safety as top of mind. 

You may find yourself inside a building or outside, working on a range of tasks that ensure the proper use of gas.  

What You'll Learn

  • How to measure and mark reference points for gas installations 
  • How to install and maintain gas meters, regulators and lines 
  • How to install, maintain and service gas heating units and their components 
  • How to repair and service gas appliances and related equipment  
  • How to test for and deal with gas leaks 

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 

Technical Training

To get certified, you will need to sign up for technical training at an approved training provider in addition to on-the-job training. 

Visit Trades Training BC and EducationPlannerBC for a comprehensive list of what programs are available in your trade at public and non-public schools. 

For a list of all approved non-public training providers, visit this page.

Technical Training 20 weeks over 2 years
Work-Based Training
3000 HOURS
Salary Range Hourly
$31.00 — $43.98

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.

Skilled Trades Certification Updates

As an interim measure, SkilledTradesBC will recognize holders of Gasfitter Class A and Class B Certificate of Qualification issued by Technical Safety BC as being compliant with Skilled Trades Certification beginning December 1, 2023, and there is no further action required at this time.

We also continue to recognize Gasfitter Class A and Class B Certificate of Qualification or Apprenticeship issued by SkilledTradesBC or another Canadian jurisdiction, as well as Interprovincial Red Seal Certification in Gasfitter Class A and Class B. 

If you have any questions about the Skilled Trades Certification requirements, please complete this Contact form and our Advisors will get in touch with you to assist you further.

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