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PPGS 0120 - Gas Appliance Certificate of Qualification Program

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

The Gas Appliance C of Q Preparation course is designed to prepare people in the Appliance Service Technician trade for writing the British Columbia Safety Authority Gas Appliance Service Certificate of Qualification Examination (Formerly the Class “C” C of Q). This course will prepare students to service residential and light commercial gas appliances up to an input of 82kW, while employed by a licensed gas contractor or under an appropriate permit. It does not prepare students to do work not covered under the Gas Appliance C of Q such as installation of new or replacement appliances, the replacement of heat exchangers, the installation of gas piping or the repair or installation of venting.





Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 60371

Mon Apr 08 - Mon Jul 22 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jul 22 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY



Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim




  1. Required textbooks are available at the IZUNA bookstore iizuna.info/bookstore for an additional cost. Please be sure your name in your registration records matches your driver's license or passport for examination and certification purposes. No classes on April 22, May 20, and July 1.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.


Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe gas properties and combustion.
  • Describe gas pipe sizing requirements.
  • Describe combustion air and vent sizing.
  • Perform meter clocking and orifice sizing.
  • Describe the operation of gas pressure regulators.
  • Describe atmospheric burner operation.
  • Define the function of the Gas Safety Branch.
  • Describe Gas Code/Regulations pertaining to permits, license and inspections.
  • Describe safety practices for natural and propane gases.
  • Apply regulations and safety practices.
  • Describe the operation of electrical components on gas appliances.
  • Describe the operation of gas controls.
  • Describe the operation of gas appliances.
  • Perform gas appliance service and repairs.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Books & Supplies

The IZUNA bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit iizuna.info/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2019

Books for Spring/Summer 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .

Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitting Level B Mods A - G (Jan 2009)
Author Pipe
Publisher Acc/Roy
Copyright 2009
Binding Paperback
Price $46.95

Domestic / Commercial Gas Fitting Level B Mods H - O Pkg (Jan 2009)
Author Pipe
Publisher Roy
Copyright 2009
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $67.95

Natural Gas & Propane Installation Code (B149.1-15)
Author Csa
Copyright 2015
Binding 3 Ring Binder
Price $245.95


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