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FULL COURSES

TSSA certification theory and practical examinations are administered at the end of the course. The costs of the examinations are at the expense of the technician. The amounts are set by TSSA. Students registering for the above course must maintain an 80% attendance record.

G-1 COURSE INFORMATION

The G-1 course being offered is 120 hours in length. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate from TSSA (Technical Standards and Safety Authority). The program offered will include coverage of the TSSA Act and appropriate Ontario Regulations.
PRE-REQUISITE
  • A valid G-2 certificate of qualification
  • Written confirmation of work experience detailing two years (4,000 hours) of field experience as a G-2 of which at least 500 hours must be on systems with a firing rate of 400,000 Btuh under direct supervision by a supervising certificate holder
PROOF OF EXPERIENCE DOCUMENTATION

The following supporting documentation must be submitted to the Training and Certification Services Department, TSSA at the address below.

  • Detailed documentation providing proof of work experience, including letters from current or previous employer(s) on company letterhead signed by an officer of the company verifying the nature of the work experience
  • Detailed documentaion must include but is not limited to the following:
    • Specific time period where experience has been gained (i.e. Aug 1999 - Jan 2015)
    • Specific types of appliances and nature of work performed (i.e. furnace, water heaters, boilers, industrial process equipment, service and installation). Describe Btuh input of equipment, total number of hours on equipment under and over 400,000 Btuh and a minimum of six addresses where work was completed
    • Reference letters from the individual(s) for whom you were working under the direct supervision on company letterhead including their names and certificate numbers
    • If verification of work experience cannot be obtained from your employer(s) a Notarized Statutory Declaration (completed by a Notary Public or Commissioner for Taking Oaths) must be submitted. This declaration must include the above information.
TRAINING MATERIALS

The following books will be made available through Ferguson Energy Consulting Plus or, the student must have current, up-to-date code books. The cost of the course will depend on each individual's needs.

  • NRG Resources - Author : Rod Corea
  • CAN/CSA B149.1-15 Natural Gas & Propane Installation
  • CAN/CSA B149.3-15 Field Approval
  • CAN/CSA B149.2-15 Propane Storage and Handling (class copy available for use)
  • Ontario Act & Regulations
  • Codebook Supplements
BREAKDOWN OF MODULES
  • Commercial/Industrial Installations
  • Commercial/Industrial Appliances
  • Commercial/Industrial Burners
  • Valve Train Configurations and Components
  • Electricity
  • Appliance Controls
  • Flame Detectors
  • Flame Safeguard Control Basics
  • Flame Safeguard Control Specifics
  • Combustion Set-up
  • Initial Activation and Troubleshooting

G-2 COURSE INFORMATION

Additional requirements for G.2 and DA certificates
The G.2 course being offered will be 240 hours in length.

In addition to the requirements set out in section 5, an applicant for a G.2 or DA certificate shall meet the following requirement:
1. The applicant shall be the holder of a G.3 certificate or of a valid certificate of qualification as an operating engineer under Ontario Regulation 219/01 when he or she applies.

TRAINING MATERIALS

The following books will be made available through Ferguson Energy Consulting Plus or, the student must have current, up-to-date code books. The cost of the course will depend on each individual's needs.

  • CAN/CSA B149.1-15 Natural Gas & Propane Installation
  • CAN/CSA B149.2-15 Propane Storage and Handling (class copy available for use)
  • Ontario Act & Regulations
  • Codebook Supplements
CSA MODULES 10 TO 24
  • Unit 10 - Piping and tubing systems for industrial and commercial applications
  • Unit 11 - Basic electricity for gas fired equipment
  • Unit 12 - Controls: Fundamentals
  • Unit 13 - The building as a system
  • Unit 14 - Domestic appliances
  • Unit 15 - Pressure regulators, overpressure protection, meters and fuel containers
  • Unit 16 - Domestic gas-fired refrigerators
  • Unit 17 - Conversion burners
  • Unit 18 - Water heaters and combination systems
  • Unit 19 - Forced warm-air heating systems
  • Unit 20 - Hydronic heating systems
  • Unit 21 - Space heaters and decorative appliances
  • Unit 22 - Venting practices
  • Unit 23 - Forced air add-on devices
  • Unit 24 - Air handling

G-3 COURSE INFORMATION

The length of the course will be 120 hours
TRAINING MATERIALS

The following books will be made available through Ferguson Energy Consulting Plus or, the student must have current, up-to-date code books. The cost of the course will depend on each individual's needs.

  • CAN/CSA B149.1-15 Natural Gas & Propane Installation
  • CAN/CSA B149.2-15 Propane Storage and Handling (class copy available for use)
  • Ontario Act & Regulations
  • Codebook Supplements
CSA MODULES 1 TO 9
  • Unit 1 - Safety
  • Unit 2 - Fasteners, hand and power tools, testing instruments
  • Unit 3 - Properties, characteristics and safe handling of fuel gases
  • Unit 4 - Utilization codes, acts and regulations
  • Unit 4A - Utilization codes, acts and regulations - Ontario supplement
  • Unit 5 - Introduction to electricity
  • Unit 6 - Technical manuals, specifications, schematics, drawings and graphs
  • Unit 7 - Customer relations
  • Unit 8 - Introduction to piping and tubing systems
  • Unit 9 - Introduction to gas appliances

Please contact Dave in regards to gas technician training and start times of programs offered.

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