The Gas Technician 2 (G.2) certification program is mandatory for individuals wishing to qualify as a Gas Technician 2. The program, consisting of 480 hours, has been divided into several courses in order to modularize the delivery of the program. Each course consists of the required theoretical or practical components as outlined by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA). Upon completion of the program, a Certificate of Qualification Exam for Gas Technician 2 will be awarded.
Completion of the TSSA G.3 (CofQ) exam.
Students without the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) will not be permitted entry into the heating, ventilation and air conditioning/refrigeration (HVAC/R) labs. Students are required to have personal protective equipment (PPE) consisting of:
- safety glasses marked Z87.1 and/or Z94.3
- safety shoes or boots marked with green Canadian Standards Association (CSA) triangle and orange CSA Omega tag
- protective gloves when requested by individual instructors.
In order to acquire a Gas Technician 2 certificate, you must achieve 75 per cent as your final grade in each of the G2 courses, as well as maintain at least 80 per cent attendance. You will not be able to qualify for certification unless both these requirements are met.
A passing grade for the G.2 TSSA exam is 75 per cent.
|Course Name||Course Code||Offered|
|G2 Advanced Piping/Tubing Systems, Meters and Regulators||HRAC 210||Fall|
|G2 Air Handling Equipment, Domestic and Decorative Appliances||HRAC 312||Fall Summer|
|G2 Electricity and Controls for Gas Technicians||HRAC 211||Fall|
|G2 Electricity and Controls Practical Component||HRAC 212||Fall Winter Summer|
|G2 Forced Warm Air Heating Systems||HRAC 310||Fall Winter Summer|
|G2 Gas-Fired Appliances Practical||HRAC 313||Fall Winter Summer|
|G2 Venting Practices||HRAC 213||Fall Winter|
|Hydronic Heating Systems||HRAC 311||Fall Winter|