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PPGS 1150 - Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitter "B" Certificate of Qualification

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

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%.

Prerequisite(s)

be the holder of an industry training credential (TQ, IP) in plumbing, steam fitting, refrigeration or sprinkler fitting.

Credits

7.0

Cost

$1,088.32

Fall 2018

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

CRN 32348

Tue Sep 04 - Thu Dec 06 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 06 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 282

Instructor

Ryan Thomas

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,088.32

Notes

  1. Prerequisite: BC TQ in Plumbing, Pipefitting or Refrigeration. Exam fee is extra. Textbook costs are extra and are available at the BCIT bookstore. Visit their website at 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.

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Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 46132

Tue Jan 08 - Thu Apr 11 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 11 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,088.32

Notes

  1. PREREQUISITE: B.C. TQ in Plumbing, Pipefitting or Refrigeration. Please be sure that your name in registration matches your driver's license or passport for examination and certification purposes. Books are available at the BCIT bookstore at https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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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
  • 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

Related Programs

PPGS 1150 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Hydronic Technician
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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.

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Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitting Level B Mods A - G (Jan 2009)
Author Pipe
Publisher Acc/Roy
Copyright 2009
Binding Paperback
Price $46.95
Required

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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

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Natural Gas & Propane Installation Code (B149.1-15)
Author Csa
Copyright 2015
Binding 3 Ring Binder
Price $245.95
Required

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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
Optional

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Fundamentals Of Gas Utilization
Author Dutton
Publisher Centenni
Copyright 1995
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-91985-235-8
Price $65.50
Optional

Winter 2019

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2019 offerings of this course.

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