Course description

This course will focus on the properties, characteristics and safe handling practices of the fuels in the industry. Students will be introduced to the laws and codes governing the industry and the framework that supports details of the codes. Students will be introduced to electrical theories, codes, and safety procedures and will be able to describe electrical hazards as they apply to the gas industry. Installation, purging, testing and sizing requirements for piping and tubing will be discussed. Students will discuss gas combustion as it applies to appliances and the requirements surrounding the controls, safeties and venting of gas appliances.Students who successfully complete the course in conjunction with the completion of the Mechanical Techniques Plumbing or Level 1 Plumber Apprenticeship will be eligible to write the TSSA Gas Technician 3 certification exam. The Gas Technician 3 certification is a mandatory requirement for working on residential, commercial or industrial as fired equipment.RESTRICTION: This course is restricted to students enrolled in Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing. #1245 or completion of Level one Plumber Apprenticeship.

Course details

Hours: 112
Credits: 8
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: PLMB1120

Credit transfer

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

Start Date: Sep. 27, 2022
End date: May. 11, 2023
Day/Time: Tues. 12:00pm – 2:00pm Tues. 2:00pm – 4:00pm Tues. 2:00pm – 4:00pm Tues. 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Delivery: In Person
Campus: Reuter
Cost: $750.36

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

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 with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

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