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PPGS 0200 - Industrial Gas Fitter A License

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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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.


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





Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 31514

Wed Sep 02 - Wed Feb 24 21 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 02 - Feb 24 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Online Delivery



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Distance Education Please visit Prerequisite: Students must hold a class B license for 2 years. A ten day practical component at the Burnaby BCIT campus must be completed before students can take the examination. The cost of the practical component is included in the tuition and should be taken when the home study portion is completed. Students will participate online Monday and Wednesday evenings.Contact Program Assistant at 604-412-7564 for further assistance. Please note that cost of textbooks is not included and they are available for purchase at the BCIT bookstore. Please contact the Bookstore at toll free 1-877-333-8379 or visit their website at Important course information will be sent to you via email prior to your course start date. Please check your BCIT email account to access this information. No class on October 14, November 11, December 25, and January 1.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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


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

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 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.

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Code For Field Approval Of Fuel Related Components (B149.3-20)
Author Csa
Copyright 2020
Binding Paperback
Price $174.95

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Industrial & Commercial Gas Burner Systems
Author Dutton
Copyright 1985
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-91985-222-8
Price $76.95

Natural Gas & Propane Installation Code (B149.1-20)
Author Csa
Copyright 2020
Binding 3 Ring Binder
Price $265.95

Ppgs 0115/0200 Industrial Gasfitting Program Level A Student Guide (08/09)
Author Ppgs
Publisher Roy
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $67.95

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Ppgs 0200 Industrial Gas Fitter Level A Student Hdbk (May 2012)
Author Ppgs
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $19.95

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Practical Pointers : Operation & Adjustment Of Pressure-Balanced
Author Namc
Publisher Namc
Copyright 1989
Binding Paperback
Price $9.95

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2018 Canadian Electrical Code Part 1 (C22.1-18) With Quick Reference
Author Code
Copyright 2018
Binding Packaged & Collated
ISBN 978-1-48831-343-1
Price $187.95


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