Gas Technician 1

$4,008.00

This is an advanced program for individuals who wish to upgrade their skills in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry.

It is an evening program where students will participate in both theoretical and practical studies in class.

A Gas Technician 1 (G1) license will enable you to install, inspect, alter, purge, activate, repair, service or remove a natural gas or propane appliance of any BTU input and the equipment and accessories essential to its operation. This includes residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

Examples: Process Ovens, Furnaces, Fireplaces, Water Heaters, Pool Heaters, Stoves, Clothes Dryers, etc.

As part of the program, we also offer job search assistance.

If you are applying for a government funding program or grant, such as Better Jobs or the Canada Ontario Job Grant, please call us to submit your application for this course as the course cost is different. 

Pay a non-refundable Application Processing Fee of $565.00 per course.

Please note that paying the Application Processing Fee does not secure your spot in the course. Your registration is pending until a staff member contacts you regarding your registration and availability. If the selected course date is not available, we will automatically move your payment to the next available course date. Full payment must be made to secure a spot in any of our courses.

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Course Outline

Length140 hours
Course Schedule2 Evenings per week, 6:00pm – 10:00pm. London and Ottawa campus only: some Saturdays, 8:00am - 4:00pm. Click here to view the schedule by campus location.
DescriptionThis is an advanced program for individuals who wish to upgrade their skills in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry.

It is a program where students will take part in both theoretical and practical studies in class.

A Gas Technician 1 (G1) licence will enable you to install, inspect, alter, purge, activate, repair, service or remove a natural gas or propane appliance of any BTU input and the equipment and accessories essential to its operation. This includes residential, commercial and industrial applications.
Examples: Process Ovens, Furnaces, Fireplaces, Water Heaters, Pool Heaters, Stoves, Clothes Dryers, etc.

As part of the program we also offer job search assistance.
Course OutlineThis program covers the G1 modules 26 to 31 and the applicable codes, acts and regulations.

This program will provide you with the hands-on skills and full knowledge of the skills, safety procedures and theories you will require as a Gas Technician certificate holder.
ExamThe theory and practical examinations will be administered by HiMark at our location upon completion of the course.
Module BreakdownModule 26 - Flame Safeguard Controls
Module 27 - Commercial Appliances
Module 28 - Gas Fired Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Module 29 - Gas Technician 1: Electricity
Module 30 - Gas Technician 1: Controls
Module 31 - Valve Train
Pre-requisite1. Hold a valid Gas Technician 2 (G2) licence for at least 2 years (or 4,000 hours) including a minimum of 500 hours working on systems operating over 400,000 Btuh under the direct supervision of a licenced G1 technician.

2. A letter detailing your work experience from your employer or G1 supervisor (with their name, certificate number, signature and contact number); OR
A sworn statement signed by a notary public.

Details in the letter should include:
-Type of equipment
-Input rate
-Service maintenance or installation
-Accumulated time spent on each type

Note: If you cannot obtain the required 500 hours working on systems operating over 400,000 Btuh, you can take our G1 GAP Program instead.
Codebooks Required• B149.1 - Natural Gas & Propane Installation Code
• B149.2 - Propane Storage & Handling Code
• B149.3 - Code for the Field Approval of Fuel-Related Components on Appliances and Equipment
• Ontario Act, Regulations, and Code Adoption Documents for use with B149 Code Series
Application Processing Fee (Non-Refundable)$565.00
Required to submit your application for the course.
Total Course Cost$4,008.00
This is an all-inclusive price that includes the non-refundable application processing fee of $565, applicable taxes, B149.3 codebook, course modules, tuition and exam fees. This price does not include the B149.1&B149.2 Codebooks and administration fees for funded students. Prices are subject to change.
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