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Gasfitter- Class B Apprenticeship


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Applications are submitted externally through the BCIT website.

  • Training Level
    Apprenticeship
  • Tuition Estimate
    Please see the Fees, Payments and Refunds section of the website for information
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    Average Cost Range: $45 to $200; Contact: 604.456.8100 for details
  • Credential Granted
    • Apprenticeship
    • ITA Credential
  • Coordinator Contact
    BCIT Apprentice Services: 604-456-8100 or 1-800-667-0676 (Canada & US only). Email apprentice@bcit.ca

Application Deadline Advice

Please refer to the Apprentice Admissions information on the BCIT website.

Training Schedule

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

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

Gasfitter (Class B)

ITA Source: 'Gasfitter (Class B)' profile.


Description

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 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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