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.  Level 1 Domestic/Commercial Gasfitter Apprentices will attend Level 1 Plumbing and Level 2 Domestic/Commercial Gasfitter Apprentices will attend the first 5 weeks of Level 4 Plumbing.

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.
For complete details on apprenticeship and to schedule your technical training, visit the OC Apprenticeship Programs section of the website.

Program Content

Level 1

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

Level 2

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

Employment Opportunities

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

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

Contact Information

To view the schedule and apply on line visit OC Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeship Office
(250) 762-5445 Local 4687 or 1-800-621-3038