Gasfitter - Class A

“Gasfitter – (Class A)” means a person who installs, tests, maintains and repairs propane and/or 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 an 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.

NEW RED SEAL PROGRAM INFORMATION: IMPLEMENTATION DATE TBD

Program Profile

Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification

Download (PDF 161 KB)

Program Outline

Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers

Download (PDF 564 KB)

Exam Weighting Charts

The Exam Weighting Charts for the Harmonized level exams will be made available as the Harmonized level exams are launched

 

 

Program Updates:

  • March 2021: Please be advised the new Red Seal Gasfitter - Class A program will not be implemented in April 2021 as previously announced. The revised implementation date is TBD. Please see the Program Update for details.
  • November 2020: Gasfitter- Class A will be designated as a Red Seal trade in BC as of April 1, 2021. The new Program Outline and Program Profile for this Red Seal Program are posted below. Please see OPSN 2020-010 for details.

 

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 123.9 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 387.84 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.