The Gas Appliance C of Q Preparation course is designed to prepare people in the Appliance Service Technician trade for writing the British Columbia Safety Authority Gas Appliance Service Certificate of Qualification Examination (Formerly the Class “C” C of Q). This course will prepare students to service residential and light commercial gas appliances up to an input of 82kW, while employed by a licensed gas contractor or under an appropriate permit. It does not prepare students to do work not covered under the Gas Appliance C of Q such as installation of new or replacement appliances, the replacement of heat exchangers, the installation of gas piping or the repair or installation of venting.
Textbooks are extra and are available at the BCIT bookstore. Visit their website at https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore or call 604-432-8379. Please be sure your name in your registration records matches your driver's license or passport for examination and certification purposes. There are no classes on October 8 and November 12.
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In Progress and Full
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Describe gas properties and combustion.
Describe gas pipe sizing requirements.
Describe combustion air and vent sizing.
Perform meter clocking and orifice sizing.
Describe the operation of gas pressure regulators.
Describe atmospheric burner operation.
Define the function of the Gas Safety Branch.
Describe Gas Code/Regulations pertaining to permits, license and inspections.
Describe safety practices for natural and propane gases.
Apply regulations and safety practices.
Describe the operation of electrical components on gas appliances.
Describe the operation of gas controls.
Describe the operation of gas appliances.
Perform gas appliance service and repairs.
Effective as of Fall 2016
Books & Supplies
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
bcit.ca/bookstore for more
Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitting Level B Mods A - G (Jan 2009)
Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitting Level B Mods H - O Pkg (Jan 2009)
Natural Gas & Propane Installation Code (B149.1-15)
3 Ring Binder
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