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.  

Gas Appliance Service Technician

Gas Certification

Overview

A Gas Appliance Service Technician certificate of qualification allows you to service and repair the following gas systems:

  • Gas appliances installed for residential use
  • Light commercial appliances up to an input of 82 kW

A Gas Appliance Service Technician certificate is not a prerequisite to a Class B Gas Fitter certificate. If you would like to get your Class B Gas Fitter certificate, you must complete a recognized training program for Class B Gas Fitters. 

To obtain a Gas Appliance Service Technician certificate, you will need to meet certain eligibility requirements and pass an exam.

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

To apply for this exam, you must have successfully completed a recognized course in gas appliance service training. You must submit your course completion document along with your exam application.

Refer to Gas Safety Regulation for more information.

  • Safety Standards Act
  • Safety Standards General Regulation
  • Gas Safety Regulation

This exam is 3 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.

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