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Prepares students to write the examination to qualify for the Gas Fitter "B" Certificate of Qualification and is a requirement of the BC Safety Authority. To become eligible to write the exam, approval from the BC Safety Authority is required and recommended before enrolling. A Provincial Class B Examination fee is additional. Passing grade is 70%.
be the holder of an industry training credential (TQ, IP) in plumbing, steam fitting, refrigeration or sprinkler fitting.
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Solve trades-related math problems
Solve trades-related science problems
Describe types of common fuel gases
Size gas piping systems
Determine inputs to burners
Explain the requirements of combustion
Explain gas burners
Explain air requirements for gas appliances
Explain venting systems
Explain gas valve trains
Explain gas regulators
Explain basic electricity
Explain control systems
Explain appliance application, installation and light-up procedure
Troubleshoot electrical circuits with meters and test lights
Effective as of Fall 2003
PPGS 1150 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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