Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Class A Gas Fitter

Gas Certification

Overview

A Class A Gas Fitter Certificate of Qualification allows you to perform installations and alterations on any gas system, except vehicle fuel systems, under a permit.

Your Class A Gas Fitter certificate also allows you to perform certain kinds of electrical work. This work is restricted to the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical wiring for solid, liquid, and gaseous fuel-fired heating equipment, for any of the following:

  • connecting branch circuit wiring to the heating equipment’s integral connection box, from a junction box or a disconnect, mounted in close proximity to the heating equipment
  • Class 2 circuit wiring up to a rated output of 100 Volt amps
  • low voltage controls or 24 Volt thermostats
  • three-phase motors or controllers integral to the heating equipment

To obtain this certificate, you will need to meet certain eligibility requirements and pass an exam.

To apply for this exam, you must have:

This exam is 4 hours long, and you must achieve a minimum grade of 70% to pass. Exam details, including areas of study, can be viewed in the exam syllabus.

For more information on our gas exams, including how to book one, visit the Exams page.

This exam is 4 hours long, and you must achieve a minimum grade of 70% to pass. Exam details, including areas of study, can be viewed on the exam syllabus. For more information on our Gas exams, including how to book one, visit the Exams page.

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