Domestic/Commerical Gasfitter Apprenticeship
"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.
- 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.
Level 1 (6 weeks)
- Pipes, Valves and Fittings
- Cutting, Soldering and Brazing
- Drafting and Blueprint Reading
Level 2 (5 weeks)
- Install and Light Gas Appliances
- Hot Water Heating Systems
- Electrical CCTS and Gas Controls
- Rural Sewage
- Drainage and Venting Systems
- 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
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.
(250) 762-5445 (Local 4733)
Toll Free: 1-800-621-3038