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Within Canada Certificate Assessment (Province-to-Province) 

Submit the following documents:

  1. A photocopy of your active Gas Fitter certificate or license that shows the original issue date. 
  2. A completed application for Gas Fitter Examination Certificate of Qualification. Please check off the box marked "ARD".
  3. A cheque payable to Technical Safety BC, or credit card payment for the appropriate fee. The fee also covers your gas fitter qualification for three years.

You will receive details on how and where to book your examination after your eligibility has been determined.  You must complete the 40 multiple-choice question examination within the allotted time of three hours and achieve a minimum score of 70%.

This is an open book exam and reference material shown below will be provided during the exam at each one of our exam locations.

Prerequisites

To obtain a BC Gas Fitter Class A or Class B certificate of qualification, you must pass the relevant Act, Regulation and Directives (ARD) examination.

This exam ensures individuals certified out-of-province are aware of provincial code variations, interpretations and regulation. 

Refer to the exam syllabus here.

Resources

Areas of study that will be tested on the exam:

Recognized Gas Licenses/Certificates

This table provides equivalency information on recognized certification in BC

Province Certificate or Licence BC Equivalent

 

Manitoba

Commercial and Industrial
gas fitter's licence
Domestic gas fitter's licence

Gas Fitter A
Gas Fitter B

 

Alberta

Gas Fitter A Certificate
Gas Fitter B Certificate
Gas Fitter A
Gas Fitter B

 

New Brunswick

Class G1-L Gas Technician Licence
Class G1-L Gas Technician
Gas Fitter A
Gas Fitter B

 

North West Territories

Gas Fitter Class 1
Gas Fitter Class 2
Gas Fitter A
Gas Fitter B

 

Nova Scotia

Gas Fitter 1 Certificate
Gas Fitter 2 Certificate
Gas Fitter A
Gas Fitter B

 

Ontario

Gas Technician 1 (G1) Certificate
Gas Technician 2 (G2)
Gas Fitter A
Gas Fitter B

 

Quebec

Class 1 (TAG-1) Certificate
Class  2 (TAG-2) Certificate 
Gas Fitter A
Gas Fitter B

 

Saskatchewan

General Gas-fitter's license
Domestic Gas-fitter's license
Gas Fitter A
Gas Fitter B

 

Yukon

Gas Fitter Class 1
Gas Fitter Class 2
with LPG addendum
Gas Fitter A

Gas Fitter B
Exam Locations
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