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Natural Gas Fuel Systems for Vehicles AUTO 0134

Automotive Mechanics Course

Course details

This course will provide the necessary theoretical instruction required to write the Technical Safety BC certification examination. Practical training provides the skills required to identify, inspect, diagnose, service, and repair natural gas (CNG) powered vehicles. Contact Technical Safety BC ( to determine eligibility and to schedule an examination.


  • Minimum Third Year Apprentice or B.C. TQ in Automotive, Commercial Transport, or Heavy Duty Mechanic





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of AUTO 0134 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 34430


Sat Oct 21 - Sat Nov 04 (3 weeks)

  • 3 weeks
  • CRN 34430
  • $526.36
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 21 - Nov 04 Sat 08:30 - 16:00 Burnaby NE24 Rm. 102

Ron Postma

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. CSA approved safety glasses and footwear required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Required Textbook: CSA B109.1:21 Compressed natural gas vehicle installation code (purchase

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand properties of natural gas.
  • Understand CNG fuel safety procedures.
  • Identify different pressure relief devices, valves, cylinder components, lock off devices, and fuel lines.
  • Understand basic comprehension of natural gas for vehicles installation code book and requirements for certification of technicians and facilities.
  • Understand basic comprehension of CNG equipment, including pressure regulators and other electronic devices.
  • Recognize multi-fuel components and the requirements of a CNG conversion.
  • Identify and read emissions and understand meaning of open and closed loop systems for electronic fuel injection engines.
  • Understand exhaust emission readings and reasons behind specific readings.
  • Recognize new technologies in CNG and OEM equipment.
  • Understand how to apply for and write the Technical Safety BC certification examination.

Effective as of Winter 2018


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