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Gas Technician

Available at: Kingston part-time


The Gas Technician courses are based on the provincial curriculum designed and approved by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) and use CSA modules. Individuals wishing to work on gas-fired equipment (residential, commercial or industrial) must be certified by TSSA. For more information visit their website at

Important Information

CSA Codebooks may be ordered online at the Shop CSA website. Students are responsible for ordering/purchasing codebooks and any additional materials required for class. Information about the codebooks required for these courses will be available in the first class meeting.

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Gas Technician 3 (213 hours) 

  • Gas Technician 3 consists of four required modules to be taken in order. Module hours vary.
  • A minimum of 75% on each module is required to write the TSSA G3 Certification Exam.

Gas Technician 2 (420 hours)

  • Gas Technician 2 consists of five required modules. Module hours vary. 
  • A minimum of 75% in each module is required to write the TSSA G2 Certification Exam.
  • A minimum of 75% is required in each of GENI2400, GENI2401 and GENI2402 to write the TSSA Certification Exam for Domestic Appliance Technician.

All courses run pending sufficient enrollment. 

TSSA Gas Examinations



Program Name

Gas Technician

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Location (Campus)

Kingston part-time

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Program Outline 2020-21

Gas Technician 3 Required
GENI 2405 Foundations in Gas Technician (Module 3A)
GENI 5031 Safe Handling and Gas Appliances (Module 3B)
GENI 5030 Introduction to Electricity for Gas Technician (Module 3C)
GENI 5032 Introduction to Piping and Tubing Systems (Module 3D)

Gas Technician 2 Required
GENI 2400 Gas Piping Fitter (Module 2A)
GENI 2401 Domestic Appliance Technician (Module 2B)
GENI 2402 Domestic Appliance Technician 2 (Module 2C)
GENI 2403 Forced Air/Space Heating Systems (Module 2D)
GENI 2404 Conversion Burners and Water Heating Systems (Module 2E)

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit to search for options relevant to your program area of study.

    Admission Requirements

    Applicants to the program must hold an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or must qualify for mature student status (19 years of age or older).

    Successful completion of the four Gas Technician 3 modules (minimum 75% in each module) or a G3 license is required before taking any Gas Technician 2 modules.


    Health Requirements


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