Gasfitter - Class B

Gasfitters – Class B design, install, test, adjust, maintain and repair lines, appliances, equipment and accessories in various sectors. Fuels may include natural gas, manufactured gas, liquefied petroleum gas, digester gas, landfill gas, biogas or a mixture or dilution of any of these gases and Hydrogen. Appliances and equipment include those that do not exceed 400 000 Btuh (British Thermal Units per hour) or 120 kW (kilowatts) such as boilers, burners, makeup air units, furnaces, process burners, and various other gas-fired equipment.

OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS THE GASFITTER (CLASS B) PROGRAM WILL BE CHANGING. WHERE ARE WE NOW?

APRIL 2021 - MARCH 2022

Level 1

Level 2

New*

New*

If you completed Current Level 1 before April 1, 2019 and are looking for Current Level 2, please contact your local Apprenticeship Advisor

*New = Program stream with re-aligned content beginning in April 2019

**Current = Program stream for apprentices who've completed level 1 training before April 2019

If you are unclear as to what program you are registered in, or unclear as to which program you should be following, please contact ITA Customer Service

NEW PROGRAM INFORMATION - In effect starting

April, 1 2019 as per transition plan

Program Profile Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification.  Download (141 KB PDF)
Program Outline Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers Download (640 KB PDF)
Exam Weighting Charts The Exam Weighting Charts for the level exams will be made available as the level exams are launched.

Level 1 (128 KB PDF)

Record Book

Program Updates:

Transitioning to the New Program

  • September 2021: For information regarding transition to the harmonized program, see the Transition Update
  • January 2020: For information regarding Year 2 of transition,  see the Transition Update
  • September 2018: For information about the Transition Plan, please see the Program Update
  • March 2018: For details of changes to the program and revised implementation date, please refer to OPSN 2018 002.1

Standardized Level Exams

 

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 120.27 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 715.09 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.