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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

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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

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