Gasfitter - Class A

"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 - 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.

Program Updates:

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.

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.


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.