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PPGS 0250 - Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitter "B" Certificate of Qualification

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

As a requirement of the Gas Safety Regulation and recognized by the Provincial Gas Safety Manager this course prepares students to write the examination to qualify for the Gas Fitter B Certificate of Qualification. A mandatory 7 day practical component is included in the tuition and is offered at the end of the theory component. For examination fee information please visit the BC Safety Authority website.

Prerequisite(s)

Registrant is the holder of an industry training credential in plumbing, steam fitting, refrigeration or sprinkler fitting.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$1,228.00

Fall 2014

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2014 term.

CRN 31787

Tue Sep 09 - Tue Dec 16 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
      Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$1,228.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Online course. Prerequisite: TQ in Plumbing, Pipefitting, or Refrigeration. A seven day practical component scheduled after the online course must be completed before students can take the BC Safety Authority “B” Gas Certificate of Qualification exam. The cost of the practical component is included in the tuition. Students will participate online Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Please note that course materials must be ordered from the BCIT Bookstore after registration. More information at www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or phone 604-432-8379.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Solve trades-related math problems
  • Solve trades-related science problems
  • Describe types of common fuel gases
  • Size gas piping systems
  • Determine inputs to burners
  • Explain the requirements of combustion
  • Explain gas burners
  • Explain air requirements for gas appliances
  • Explain venting systems
  • Explain gas valve trains
  • Explain gas regulators
  • Explain basic electricity
  • Explain control systems
  • Explain appliance application, installation and light-up procedure
  • Troubleshoot electrical circuits with meters and test lights

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2014

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2014 offerings of this course.

Fall 2014

Books for Fall 2014 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitting Level B Mods A - G (Jan 2009)
Author Pipe
Publisher Acc/Roy
Copyright 2009
Binding Paperback
Price $46.95
Required

Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitting Level B Mods H - O Pkg (Jan 2009)
Author Pipe
Publisher Roy
Copyright 2009
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $67.95
Required

Natural Gas & Propane Installation Code (B149.1-10)
Author Csa
Copyright 2010
Binding 3 Ring Binder
Price $247.95
Required

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Ppgs 0250 Domestic Commercial Gasfitter Level B Student Hdbk (May 2012)
Author Ppgs
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $14.95
Required

2012 Canadian Electrical Code Part 1 W/Pocket Ref Pkg (C22.1-12)
Author Code
Copyright 2012
Binding Spiral
Price $184.95
Optional

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