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PPGS 0120 - Gas Appliance Certificate of Qualification Program

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

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.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$974.68

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 30855

Wed Sep 05 - Mon Dec 17 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 17 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 296

Instructor

Ivo Svorinic

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$974.68

Notes

  1. 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.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

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 information.

Fall 2018

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)
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 (B149.1-15)
Author Csa
Copyright 2015
Binding 3 Ring Binder
Price $245.95
Required

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