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Next Cohort: Sep 5-Sep 5
Sep 5-Sep 5
In this program, students develop the theoretical and practical skills required to obtain the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) Gas Technician 3 (G.3) and Gas Technician 2 (G.2) certifications. Students study workplace safety, codes/regulations, propane fundamentals, system testing and troubleshooting in order to maintain and install gas-fired equipment in residential and commercial settings.
Graduates are primarily prepared for a career as a gas technician. Employment may also be found in the areas of technical support and sales within the industry. There are also a number of apprenticeships that graduates may pursue in areas such as sheet metal, refrigeration, plumbing, and pipe fitting. For those who want to work in these trades, an apprenticeship is required after graduation. By the end of the program students are eligible to write their TSSA Gas Technician 3 (G.3) and Gas Technician 2 (G.2) exams in order to become fully qualified and licensed technicians.
What You’ll Learn
- Use industry specific customer relations practices in order to relate effectively to coworkers and customers.
- Complete all work in accordance with applicable acts, regulations, legislation, and codes to ensure personal safety and enhance the safety of the public.
- Promote safe handling, combustion, and efficiency with natural gas and propane as well as their related appliances.
- Adhere to proper sequences of operations for heating systems and associated components by referencing and following technical manuals, specifications, schematics, drawings, and graphs.
- Select and use hand tools and operate test equipment for their intended purposes;
- Employ the basic electrical skills required in order to install, service, and troubleshoot gas appliances.
- Solve problems related to the installation and servicing of heating appliances by drawing on an understanding of mechanical systems within a building envelope.
- Install, service, maintain, and troubleshoot heating systems and their related components.
- Identify and incorporate strategies for ongoing personal and professional development that will lead to enhanced work performance and career opportunities, and keep pace with industry changes.
- Employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession.
- Apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to identify and respond to new opportunities.
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Next Cohort: Sep 5-Sep 5