Algonquin College

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Gas Technician 2 (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). In this program that was designed in conjunction with the TSSA curriculum standards and approved by the TSSA, students learn to install, inspect, alter, purge, activate, repair, service, or remove a natural gas or propane appliance with an input of 400,000 British Thermal Units per Hour (BTUH) or less, as well as the equipment and accessories essential to its operation.

To qualify for this College Approved 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:
      Program Eligibility

      Valid Gas Technician 3 Certificate of Qualification

      * 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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