Skilled Trades Blog

Gas Technician 3 vs. Gas Technician 2: What's the Difference?

Posted by Brad Dixon on Feb 9, 2018 5:03:00 PM

When considering an education as a Gas Technician, you will see that there are a few different levels of certification available, from G3 to G1. Of course, the more training you receive, the more skilled trades careers and opportunities will be available.

A question we receive often is how to know which levels you should complete for a rewarding career in the skilled trades in Ontario. To help you understand where to start, and what steps you need to take to succeed in Ontario gas technician jobs, we put together a guide. Here is a quick look at what each level entails and what it takes to upgrade from one level to the next.

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Topics: Gas Technician, Class Length, Ontario Gas Technician Training

Attending a Private Career College for Gas Technician Training

Posted by Brad Dixon on Feb 2, 2018 4:23:00 PM


If you’ve decided that a career as an Ontario Gas Technician is the right path for you, congratulations! You’re on an exciting path to a fulfilling career. The first step on this path, however, is to get the appropriate training. How do you pursue this training to obtain your Gas Technician license?

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Topics: Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician, Ontario Gas Technician Training

Accelerated Gas Tech Courses Making Paying For School Easier

Posted by Brad Dixon on Dec 15, 2017 4:07:02 PM

Students looking to enter the post secondary world have to decide between different lengths of study. Each institution varies slightly in what they offer, but it essentially comes down to three options: longer full time programs, usually running from 1-4 years at traditional universities and colleges, part-time programs offered at both traditional colleges and also private career colleges, and accelerated full-time programs offered at private career colleges.

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Topics: Course Length and Time, Gas Technician

Working While In School To Fund Your Skilled Trades Education

Posted by Brad Dixon on Dec 1, 2017 4:05:00 PM

Many recent high school grads have a common issue surrounding their post secondary choice: it's very expensive.

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Topics: Gas Technician, Funding

Expand On Your Gas Technician Training With Extra Classes

Posted by Brad Dixon on Nov 24, 2017 3:14:26 PM

Education is the foundation in creating a strong, skilled and intelligent workforce. As the world continues to evolve, we discover that education is an ongoing process that encourages lifelong learning. Choosing a skilled trade is your best advantage for success, with the future of skilled trade workers being in high demand you put yourself ahead by continuing your education with a skilled trade.

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Topics: Gas Technician

How To Best Prepare For A Skilled Trades Apprenticeship

Posted by Brad Dixon on Nov 17, 2017 5:30:00 PM

When going into a skilled trades apprenticeship, the best way to prepare is by taking an introductory course. By taking the Gas Technician 3 and Gas Technician 2 training courses you learn the transferable skills required to be successful in a number of trades, which makes it the perfect introductory course for many students considering a career in the skilled trades.

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Topics: Gas Technician

Skilled Trades Aren't Just For Men

Posted by Brad Dixon on Nov 10, 2017 5:00:24 PM

Many skilled trades jobs in Ontario remain unfilled as there are more tradespeople retiring than there are tradespeoples entering the workforce. There has been a lot of discussion about how to best help fill these gaps in the workplace, and it's becoming more and more apparent that women are likely to help meet these needs.

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Topics: Gas Technician

Not Sure What You Want To Do Next? Try Gas Technician Training

Posted by Brad Dixon on Nov 3, 2017 4:33:29 PM

Many students who leave high school choose to take a year between graduating high school and beginning post secondary. There are a number of reasons students do this, from taking time off to work and save money, to being unsure of what to go to school for.

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Topics: Gas Technician

What Makes Gas Tech The Right Choice For You

Posted by Brad Dixon on Oct 27, 2017 8:51:31 AM

Sometimes finding the right trade is easy, and you can find the perfect fit without much thought. For some people entering the trades, however, it can be a more difficult process to find the trade that fits them best.

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Topics: Gas Technician

Choosing Between Traditional Post Secondary and Private Career College

Posted by Brad Dixon on Oct 20, 2017 12:30:00 PM

When it is time to start looking into post secondary education choosing between traditional public post secondary institutions, such as colleges or universities, and a private career college can be a very difficult choice. Despite the fact that career colleges in Ontario provide education through approximately 600 colleges and annually sees over 70,000 graduates, private career colleges aren't often discussed as a viable post-secondary option.

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Topics: Gas Technician, Ontario Gas Technician Training