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What to Expect from a Gas Technician 2 Training Program

Mar 7, 2019 1:18:08 PM
 Class in session at Herzing College Skilled Trades

Herzing's Gas Appliance Technician Program: What You Should Know

Aug 22, 2018 10:25:54 AM
A Herzing College instructor leads a campus tour and explains Appliance repair programs

The Difference Between Gas Technician 3 & 2 (and how to get certified)

Jul 16, 2018 11:44:10 AM
Class in session at Herzing College in Toronto, Ontario

There's no doubt that gas-powered appliances play an extremely important role in our lives.

They're used for cooking meals, safely storing food, heating buildings and many other purposes in residential, commercial and industrial settings.

However, they must be properly installed and maintained by trained professionals to function effectively and safely.

Installing and servicing these types of appliances is the job of the gas technician. It's a challenging and rewarding occupation that can also pave the way for plumbing, HVAC and appliance technician work.

If you're interested in pursuing a gas tech career in Ontario, your specific duties, salary and job opportunities are highly dependent on the level of licensing you achieve.

The starting point for work in this field is the Gas Technician 3 training program.

With additional training, you can earn the more advanced G2 and G1 certifications.

Wondering what exactly is the difference between a level 3 and level 2 license? Read on for a full breakdown.

What's the Advantage of a Combined Plumber + Gas Technician Program?

Mar 28, 2018 3:40:55 PM

In today's competitive job market, having expertise in a secondary trade can really increase your job options.

Building a diverse skillset makes you eligible for a much wider range of employment opportunities, giving you better chances for finding which career path works best for you.

This is why combined trades training could be your best choice at pre-apprenticeship college.

What Exactly Does a Gas Technician Do? Duties, Challenges & Career Opportunities

Feb 7, 2018 6:41:17 PM

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Gas technicians (or "gas fitters") work in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. They're employed by construction companies, HVAC or gas-servicing firms, and utilities companies—or may even be self-employed.

How to Become a Gas Technician in Ontario: Training & Certification

Apr 10, 2017 8:18:42 AM
Photo: Students at Herzing College in Toronto, Ontario (2019)

Updated June, 2021

Considering a trades career as a gas fitter, domestic appliance technician, plumber, or HVAC technician?

One of the first things you should do is investigate gas certification requirements for your province or territory, and reputable gas training programs in your area.

If you're looking to become a gas technician in Ontario, it's important to understand the various levels of licensing (G1, G2, G3) and what they mean.

In this post, we break down the differences between each gas certification level, what you'll study to prepare for each exam, and what you should know about the TSSA.

Key Skills You'll Learn in a Combined Plumber + Gas Technician Program

Jan 28, 2016 10:15:59 AM

Considering heading back to school to train for a career in the construction trades?

You’re probably looking at which trades are most in demand so you can be sure your educational investment will pay off with a steady, well-paid job.

You’re also probably looking to build a diverse set of skills, so you’ll be eligible for several different kinds of employment after graduation (keeping your options open).

One of the smartest ways to fulfill the above criteria is to select a “combined” pre-apprenticeship training program. You’ll learn skills from two different trades that are often paired together on the job. This means double the technical knowledge, and double the job opportunities.

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