Training. Innovation. Leadership.

Gas Technician

Type: Diploma
Duration: 38 weeks
Campus: Mississauga
Schedule: N/A

This is an entry level program for those who wish to start a career or upgrade their skills in the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry.

It is a 19 week program where students will take part in both theoretical and practical studies by alternating one week in class with one week in the field at a local co-op placement company.

A Gas Technician 3 (G3) license will enable you to work under supervision on any natural gas or propane fired equipment.

Upgrading to a Gas Technician 2 (G2) license will enable you to install, inspect, alter, purge, activate, repair, service or remove a natural gas or propane appliance that has an input of 400,000 Btuh or less without supervision in residential and commercial applications.
Examples: Furnaces, Fireplaces, Water Heaters, Pool Heaters, Stoves, Clothes Dryer, etc.

As part of the program we also offer job search assistance.


Course Outline

This program covers the G3 and G2 modules 1 to 24 and the applicable codes, acts and regulations.

This program will provide you with hands on skills, contacts in the industry, on the job experience and full knowledge of the skills, safety procedures and theories you will require as a Gas Technician certificate holder.


Module Breakdown

Gas Technician 3:
Module 1 – Protect Self & Others
Module 2 – Fasteners, Hand Tools & Power Tools
Module 3 – Properties, Characteristics, Safe Handling of Propane & Natural Gas
Module 4 – Installation Codes, Acts & Regulations
Module 5 – Introduction to Electricity
Module 6 – Technical Manuals, Specifications, Schematics, Drawings & Graphs
Module 7 – Customer Relations
Module 8 – Introduction to Piping & Tubing Systems
Module 9 – Introduction to Gas Appliances

Gas Technician 2:
Module 10 – Advance Piping & Tubing Systems
Module 11 – Basic Electricity
Module 12 – Controls (Mechanical & Electronic)
Module 13 – Building a System
Module 14 – Domestic & Non-Vented Appliances
Module 15 – Gas Meters, Pressure Regulators & Relief Valves
Module 16 – Domestic Gas Fire Refrigerators
Module 17 – Conversion Burners
Module 18 – Water Heaters, Combo Systems, Potable Water Heating Systems
Module 19 – Forced Warm Air Heating Systems
Module 20 – Hydronic Heating Systems
Module 21 – Space Heating & Decorative Appliances
Module 22 – Venting Practices
Module 23 – Forced Air Add-On Devices
Module 24 – Air Handling Systems


Codebooks Required

• B149.1 – Natural Gas & Propane Installation Code
• B149.2 – Propane Storage & Handling Code
• Ontario Act, Regulations, and Code Adoption Documents for use with B149 Code Series


Course Cost

Please inquire for course cost.
This price does not include administration fees for funded students. Prices are subject to change.


Course Schedule

Monday to Friday : 8AM – 4PM

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