Permitted Reference Materials

Writing an online or in person exam? See below to understand the materials you are permitted to reference during your exam.
 

Electrical exams

  • Safety Standards Act*
  • Safety Standards General Regulation*
  • Electrical Safety Regulation*
  • Safety orders, directives and information bulletins*
  • Code books (must not have any extra sheets of paper.)

Acceptable markings in the code books include:

  • Clarifications or notes to define or clarify a legal or technical term.
  • References or tables – to mark sections for easy reference. Self-created references or tables are not allowed.
  • Highlighting or marking important sections; underlining or any other marking is not permitted.
  • Page references to sections to locate the relevant appendices and tables or charts.

*will also be provided online. You may choose to bring your own hard copy to reference or use the online links provided in your exam.
 

Power Engineer, Refrigeration Operator, Ice Operator exams

  • Safety Standards Act*
  • Safety Standards General Regulation*
  • Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation*
  • Safety orders, directives, and information bulletins*
  • Extract of CSA standards containing subset of materials from:
    - B51 Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code
    - B52 Mechanical Refrigeration Code 
  • ASME Extract containing a subset of materials from sections I, II, IV and VIII of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • ASME Extract Supplement containing subset of materials from sections IID, IX, B31.1 and B31.3 of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Academic supplement containing Handbook of Formulae and Physical Constants, Steam Tables and Refrigeration Tables

*will also be provided online. You may choose to bring your own hard copy to reference or use the online links provided in your exam.

 

Boiler Safety Awareness, Refrigeration Safety Awareness exams

  • Safety Standards Act*
  • Safety Standards General Regulation*
  • Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation*
  • Safety orders, directives, and information bulletins*
  • Extract of CSA standards containing subset of materials from:
    - B51 Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code
    - B52 Mechanical Refrigeration Code 
  • ASME Extract containing a subset of materials from sections I, II, IV and VIII of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • ASME Extract Supplement containing subset of materials from sections IID, IX, B31.1 and B31.3 of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Academic supplement containing Handbook of Formulae and Physical Constants, Steam Tables and Refrigeration Tables

Approved course materials for reference with the following in mind:

  • Information can be highlighted and indexed; underlining or any other marking is not permitted.
  • References or tables – marking sections, and indexing for easy reference is permitted. Self-created references or tables are not allowed.
  • Page reference to sections for locating relevant appendices and tables or charts.
  • Any inserted pages, notations, exam answers, sticky notes, and crib sheets are not acceptable.

*will also be provided online. You may choose to bring your own hard copy to reference or use the online links provided in your exam.

 

Gas Fitter exams

  • Safety Standards Act*
  • Safety Standards General Regulation*
  • Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation*
  • Safety orders, directives, and information bulletins*
  • Code books (must have any extra sheets of paper, notations, formulae, or tables)

Acceptable markings in the code book include:

  • Highlighting or marking important sections; underlining or any other marking is not permitted.
  • References or tables – to mark sections for easy reference. Self-created references or tables are not allowed.
  • Page references to sections to locate relevant appendices and tables or charts.

*will also be provided online. You may choose to bring your own hard copy to reference or use the online links provided in your exam.
 

Class A Gas Fitter certificate of qualification exam
 

  • CSA B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code
  • CSA B149.2 Propane Storage and Handling Code
  • CSA B149.3 Code for the field approval of fuel-related components on appliances and equipment
  • C22.1 Canadian Electrical Code Part I
     

Class B Gas Fitter certificate of qualification exam
 

  • CSA B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code
  • CSA B149.2 Propane Storage and Handling Code
  • C22.1 Canadian Electrical Code Part I
     

Gas Appliance Service certificate of qualification exam
 

  • CSA B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code
     

Recreation Vehicle Installation and Service certificate of qualification exam
 

  • CSA Z240.4.2 Installation requirements for propane appliances and equipment in recreational vehicles
  • CSA-B149.5 Installation code for propane fuel systems and containers on motor vehicles
     

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Vehicle Conversion certificate of qualification exam
 

  • CSA B149.5 Installation code for propane fuel systems and containers on motor vehicles
     

Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Conversion certificate of qualification exam
 

  • CSA B109 Part I Natural gas for vehicles installation code
     

Elevating Devices exams

  • Safety Standards Act*
  • Safety Standards General Regulation*
  • Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation*
  • Safety orders, directives, and information bulletins*
  • Code books (must have any extra sheets of paper, notations, formulae, or tables)

Acceptable markings in the code book include:

  • Clarifications or notes to define or clarify a legal or technical term.
  • Highlighting or marking important sections; underlining or any other marking is not permitted.
  • References or tables – to mark sections for easy reference. Self-created references or tables are not allowed.
  • Page references to sections to locate relevant appendices and tables or charts.

*will also be provided online. You may choose to bring your own hard copy to reference or use the online links provided in your exam.

 

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