Course description

This course is the first of two Gas Technician 3 courses that must be successfully completed to be eligible to write the TSSA G3 examination. If you want to work on residential, commercial or industrial gas-fired equipment, this course complies with training curriculum from the Gas Technician III certification and is delivered in compliance with TSSA regulations for G3 certification. Students in this course will learn safety, hand tools, and the properties, characteristics and safe handling of propane and natural gas. Students will also learn about the theory and practice associated with basic electricity, and electrical circuits. Individuals with a G3 certification work under supervision on appliances up to and including 400,000 BTUs. NOTE: Students who have completed Part 1 & 2 of the G3 training, and maintained a 75% average, along with completing all practical labs, will be eligible to write the TSSA certification exam.

Course details

Hours: 70
Credits: 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery