Algonquin College

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Gas Technician 3 (Part-time)

Algonquin College

Faculty:Centre for Continuing and Online Learning
Field of Study:Petroleum Technology/Technician
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Equipment Operator CrewsOil and Solid Fuel Heating MechanicsWaterworks and Gas Maintenance Workers


To work on residential, commercial or industrial gas-fired equipment, you must first attain certification by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA). This College Certificate program is designed and approved by the TSSA. Students learn about hand and power tools, codes, acts and regulations, and the basics of electricity, piping systems and gas appliances.

After successfully completing the Level 3 training program, students interested in working as Gas Technician (3) need to write the TSSA exam for a Certificate of Qualification as a Gas Technician 3.

To qualify for this certificate, you must complete the program within two years.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, OR
    Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without an OSSD).
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      CSA approved safety footwear (boot or shoe style) and safety glasses are mandatory safety equipment for all courses in this program.

      * 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.

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