"Gasfitter - (Class A)" means a person who may install, test, maintain and repairs propane/natural gas lines, appliances, equipment and accessories in residential and commercial premises. The holder of a Gasfitter - (Class A) is involved in the installation or alteration of any gas system, except vehicle fuel systems under the appropriate permit.
The ITA is responsible for administering the apprenticeship training for Gasfitter - (Class A). Technical Safety BC (formerly known as BC Safety Authority) is responsible for regulating the Gasfitter - (Class A) Certificate of Qualification. Please refer to the Technical Safety BC web site - https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca/ for information on the Certificate of Qualification examination requirements. Gasfitter - (Class A) examinees are required to have a 70% or better mark before acquiring the Gasfitter - (Class A) Certificate of Qualification.
Gasfitter A has been recognized nationally as a Red Seal trade. The ITA is currently working with stakeholders to re-develop the BC program to the National Standard.