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 Utility

Gas Certification

Overview

The Gas Utility Certificate of Qualification allows you to perform the following, in the event of interrupted gas service:

  • Relight gas equipment with an input of 120 kW or less
  • Replace thermocouples
  • Make other minor repairs
  • Perform safety checks

This certificate is available to gas utility employees.

This certificate does not allow you to be named on a permit. To obtain this certificate, you will need to meet certain eligibility requirements and pass an exam.

To apply for this exam, you must successfully complete a 2 year Gas Utility training program that has been recognized by the provincial safety manager. You must submit documented evidence of course completion 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 this syllabus.

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

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