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Domestic/Residential Certified Heating Tech (Forced Air HVAC): Apprenticeship


  • Training Level
    Apprenticeship
  • Tuition Estimate
    Weekly tuition is approximately $110 per week.
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    Average Cost Range: $45 to $200; Contact: 604.456.8100 for details
  • Credential Granted
    • Apprenticeship
    • ITA Credential
  • Coordinator Contact
    Student Apprenticeship Information 604.434.1610 or 1.866.434.1610 (Canada & US only)

Application Deadline Advice

Applications are accepted year round. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Fee: N/A

Training Schedule

Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).

Contact BCIT for the next opening.

This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:

Domestic/Commercial Gasfitter (Class B)

ITA Source: 'Domestic/Commercial Gasfitter (Class B)' profile.


Description

Domestic/Commercial Gasfitters install, test, maintain and repair propane and/or natural gas lines, appliances, equipment and accessories in residential and commercial sites.

The program combines technical and work-based training. It generally takes two years to complete.

The technical training is made up of two levels. Each level is six weeks. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.

The work-based training totals 3600 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 120 weeks of training.

Training Content

Training modules are:

  • Use Safe Work Practices
  • Use Tools and Equipment
  • Organize Work
  • Install and Service Fuel Systems
  • Install Venting and Air Supply
  • Install and Service Gas Equipment
  • Install and Service Controls and Safeguards

Pre-requisites

Recommended

  • Grade 10 or equivalent
  • English 10
  • Math 10
  • Science 10

Preferred

  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Occupations

Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:

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