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PPGS 0200 - Industrial Gas Fitter A License

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 A Certificate of Qualification. A mandatory seven day practical component is included in the tuition and is offered at the end of the theory component in April and May. For examination fee information please visit the BC Safety Authority website.

Prerequisite(s)

Registrant is the holder of a Gas B Certificate of Qualification for at least two years.

Credits

0.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Solve trades-related math problems
  • Solve trades-related science problems
  • Apply the gas laws to piping systems
  • Design storage and piping systems
  • Select pressure regulators
  • Determine complete combustion
  • Select burner systems
  • Select flame safeguard systems
  • Design control systems
  • Size venting systems
  • Explain appliance operation and application
  • Explain appliance start up procedures
  • Explain gas industry regulatory bodies

Effective as of Fall 2003

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