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Gas Technician-G3/G2 (Full time)

Toronto gas lab
Schedule Full time
Category Trades
Accreditation Diploma
Articulations
Duration 32 Weeks

Campuses Offered

Toronto 416-423-8188
Mississauga 905-629-3088
Scarborough 416-383-1608

*Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
The Gas Technician diploma program is taught using official TSSA curriculum which prepares students for the TSSA (Technical Standards and Safety Authority) Gas Fitter 3 and Gas Fitter 2 licensing examinations. The Gas Technician curriculum is delivered via lectures and practical hands-on workshops offering the advantage of practical application of lecture material. Evaluation techniques involve written and practical tests, and assignments.

Our Gas Technician program is delivered by our dedicated instructors who are certified Gas Fitters experienced in both teaching and working in the Gas Technician field. As an added benefit, Stanford International College is an approved TSSA examination centre for the G3 and G2 licensing examinations.

For detailed information, call our campus now!

Program Overview

  • Protect Self and Other
  • Fasteners, Hand Tools & Power Tools
  • Properties Characteristics, Safe Handling of Propane & Natural Gas
  • Installation Codes, Acts, Regulations
  • Introduction to Electricity
  • Technical Manuals, Specifications, Schematics, Drawings and Graphs
  • Customer Relations
  • Introduction to Piping & Tubing Systems
  • Introduction to Gas Appliances
  • Advanced Piping and Tubing Systems
  • Basic Electricity
  • Controls (Mechanical & Electronic)
  • Building as a System
  • Domestic & Non-Vented Appliances including BBQ’s
  • Gas Meters, Pressure Regulators and Relief Valves
  • Domestic Gas Fired Refrigerators
  • Conversion Burners
  • Water Heaters, Combo Systems, Potable Water Heating Systems
  • Forced Warm Air Heating Systems
  • Hydronic Heating Systems
  • Space Heating & Decorative Appliances
  • Venting Practices
  • Forced Air Add-on Devices
  • Air Handling

Related Certificate Courses available at Stanford International College
Air Conditioning Essentials for Gas Fitters
Ozone Depletion Prevention Training

Admission Requirements
  • An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • Students are 18 years of age or older and pass the program entrance examination

Please see  Admissions for detailed information.

Graduates must successfully complete the TSSA G3 and G2 licensing examinations to be eligible to work as licensed Gas Fitters. Opportunities may be found with companies that install/service/repair gas appliances or with gas utility companies. (click here to see details)

Licensed graduates of the Gas Technician Diploma program may apply for positions as a:

  • Gas Fitter
  • Gas Customer Service Representative
  • Gas Fitter Apprentice
  • Gas Servicer
  • Gas Technician
  • Furnace Converter
  • Gas Appliance Repairer/Services
  • Gas Fitter Installer
  • Gas Main Fitter
  • Gas Pipefitter
  • Industrial Gas Fitter – Tester
  • Industrial Gas Services
  • Mechanic – Gas pipes
  • Troubleshooter – Gas Works

 

Common Duties NOC: 7253

      • Install, inspect, repair and service and gas lines and equipment such as furnaces, heating units, meters, regulators, and other residential, commercial or industrial appliances.
      • Determine the installation layout and materials required by analyzing drawings and specifications
      • Mark reference points for installation of gas lines and equipment
      • Service gas heating units and their components such as burners, valves and automatic controls
      • Test equipment and replace defective equipment or components
      • Inspect pipes and piping connections for gas leaks with gas detecting devices
      • Test and adjust control mechanisms
      • Assist in the investigation of gas fires and explosions
      • Report to clients work performed and condition of facilities
      • Suggest safety procedures to clients
      • Teach clients how to maintain gas units and systems procedures
      • Convert motor vehicles or appliances to burn natural gas



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