Domestic/Commerical Gasfitter Apprenticeship

Description

"Domestic/Commercial Gasfitter" means a person who may install, test, maintain, manufacture, assemble, construct, operate, alter and repairs propane/natural gas regulated products, such as: supply lines, appliances, equipment and accessories for use in residential and commercial premises

In this 2 year apprenticeship, the apprentice works in industry and attends school each year. 

Admission Requirements 

  • You must be a registered apprentice within BC
  •  Persons wishing to become apprentices must be employed with a business that employs a certified Gasfitter A or B technician or a qualified journeyperson plumber. The Industry Training Authority (ITA) sets up a registration for apprenticeship between the apprentice, the employer and the ITA.

Program Outline

Level 1 (6 weeks)

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Safety
  • Tools
  • Pipes, Valves and Fittings
  • Rigging
  • Cutting, Soldering and Brazing
  • Drafting and Blueprint Reading

Level 2 (5 weeks)

  • Install and Light Gas Appliances
  • Hot Water Heating Systems
  • Gasfitting
  • Electrical CCTS and Gas Controls
  • Rural Sewage
  • Drainage and Venting Systems

Program Fees

  • For tuition information visit Apprenticeship Tuition Fees.
  • Students must supply approved safety boots and coveralls.
  • Income support for apprentices attending technician-training courses is provided by Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) through regular employment insurance eligibility.
  • For financial and other useful documents visit Important Documents

Employment Opportunities

Successful completion grants the apprentice with the Certificate of Apprenticeship as a Domestic/Commercial Gasfitter. 

How to Apply

Applications can be completed online here or over the phone. There is no application fee.

Click here to view the apprenticeship schedule.

Program Contact

Apprenticeship Office

(250) 762-5445 (Local 4733)
Toll Free: 1-800-621-3038
e-mail: hhobart@okanagan.bc.ca