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