Durham College

Gas Technician 2

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Applied Sciences, Apprenticeship, Skilled Trades & Technology
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Petroleum Technology/Technician
Description:This two-semester program focuses on specialized studies in the natural gas and propane fields. The core curriculum is standardized and accredited by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), the industry's regulatory body.

The curriculum includes theoretical and practical workshop experience. Students will receive training in natural gas and propane fundamentals, pipe and equipment installation practices, system testing, troubleshooting, and applicable code requirements.

Upon graduation, students will be eligible to apply for certification as a GasTechnician 2. This level of certification is required to work independently on gas-fired equipment and piping and is standardized under the criteria set by the TSSA.
URL:Gas Technician 2 at Durham College
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Equipment Operator CrewsOil and Solid Fuel Heating MechanicsWaterworks and Gas Maintenance WorkersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

In addition to the prerequisite courses, applicants must also have an OSSD, GED, ACE (BTSD), or Mature Student Status (MSS). Applicants must also have a valid GasTechnician 3 License.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 25, 2009