Gasfitter Apprenticeship Survey for Red Seal Program
Thank you to everyone who responded to the Gasfitter Apprenticeship Survey for the Red Seal Program. This survey is now closed. Your responses will help to develop the necessary interprovincial standard examination, training programs and curricula for the Red Seal Program for Gasfitters.
The request to designate the Gasfitter trade as an Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program has been approved by the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA). For more information on the Red Seal, please visit the Red Seal Program webpage.
The Safety Standards Act applies to everyone who installs, alters, maintains or operates gas technologies. It is essential that you read the following regulations:
If you’re new to the gas industry, you’re undertaking a new type of work or you’d just like a refresher of these standards, please take the time to read all sections. To understand the role BC Safety Authority plays in gas safety, refer to the Overview Manual for Gas.
All licensed contractors are required to keep up to date with changes in the Act and Regulations. Contractors and gas fitters must have access to a current edition of the Canadian Gas Code and BC amendments. Check that your employer has a copy or purchase one for yourself at the CSA Group store.
Form update: Please be aware that our current contact details are: Suite 200, 505 - 6th Street, New Westminster, BC V3L 0E1, Tel: 778-396-2000, Fax: 778-396-2174
Gas Safety Orders, Directives, and Information Bulletins
Safety Orders are an instrument that is issued to prevent or reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to property. Compliance is mandatory and enforceable by the Safety Authority.
Directives are instruments that clarify or provide new interpretation of a regulation or code. Compliance is mandatory.
Information bulletins provide helpful information and clarification on exisiting regulations or code that affect your particular technology.