Applications are submitted externally through the BCIT website.
Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).
Contact BCIT for the next opening.
Not ready for an apprenticeship program? This Foundation (Pre-apprenticeship) program may be of interest:
This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
ITA Source: 'Gasfitter (Class B)' profile.
Gasfitters- ClassB design, install, test, adjust, maintain and repair lines, appliances, equipment and accessories in various sectors. Fuels may include natural gas, manufactured gas, liquefied petroleum gas, digester gas, landfill gas, biogas or a mixture or dilution of any of these gases and Hydrogen.
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 ten (10) weeks (300 hours). 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 3000 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 100 weeks of training.
Training modules are:
Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, including:
Note: Due to the high level of Math and Physics for the Gasfitter B program, industry and instructors strongly advise apprentices to upgrade their Math and Physics skills prior to entering the technical training.