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Gas Technician 1

About the Course

The Gas Technician program offered at the Niagara and Halton Skilled Trades Academies teaches the official TSSA curriculum, preparing students for the TSSA (Technical Standards and Safety Authority) Gas Fitter 1 licensing examination. This course is delivered through classroom lectures and practical hands-on learning to provide the theory and application of each element of the course. Evaluation is conducted through written and practical assignments and tests.

The Niagara and Halton Skilled Trades Academies are TSSA approved examination centres for the G3, G2 and G1  licensing examinations.

Cost

$1995.00*

*Does not include books, TSSA exam fee & application processing fee

Career Description

Gas fitters (licensed Gas Technicians) install, inspect, repair and maintain gas lines and gas equipment. This equipment ranges from meters, regulators, heating units, fireplaces, residential appliances, commercial appliances and large scale equipment and appliances in industrial establishments.

Transferable Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Self direction
  • Customer service excellence
  • Problem solving

Admission Requirements

All applicants intent on upgrading to a G1 certificate must meet the requirements set out in section 5 of Ontario Regulation 215/01. In addition, the applicant shall be the holder of a valid G2 certificate. The applicant shall have worked as a gas technician 2 within the scope of a G2 certificate for at least 2 years or 4,000 hours of which at least 500 hours must have been on systems with an input greater than 400,000 Btuh, under the direct supervision of a person holding a G1 certificate.

The applicant shall submit a completed declaration of work experience form, a photocopy of supervising certificate holder’s G1 certificate, and proof of work experience as per TSSA Form No. FS 09161.

Course Outline

Module 26 Flame Safeguard Controls
Module 27 Commercial and Industrial Appliances
Module 28 Gas Fired Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Module 29 Gas Technician 1 Electricity
Module 30 Gas Technician 1 Controls
Module 31 Valve Trains & Burners

Exams

The G1 exam is held at the Skilled Trades Academy campus.

Gas Technician 1

Please note: In accordance with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, it has been determined that this course is exempt from registration and approval from them as this is a third-party funded course* with tuition billed at under $2000.
Please visit http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/private.html for details.
*Third-Party Funded courses do not qualify for issuance of a T2202A slip.