Skilled Trades Blog

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

Private Career College Prices Make Trades Training Easier

Posted by Brad Dixon on Dec 22, 2017 11:18:00 AM

If you're looking into your post secondary options and are torn between a private career college and traditional college, one thing we recommend thinking about is what you're getting out of what you're paying for your education. Typically private career college programs run cheaper, or comparable, to traditional post secondary school prices. However, it's important to note the value of an education from a private career college.

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Topics: Course Length and Time, Ontario Gas Technician

Becoming A Gas Appliance Repair Technician With Your G3

Posted by Brad Dixon on Sep 29, 2017 4:24:00 PM

Having your Gas Technician license opens up a number of doors for you in the workplace. We've been highlighting some of the careers you can get once you have finished your Ontario skilled trades training, and once of those options is a gas appliance repair technician. Let's look at a quick introduction to what you'll be doing as a gas appliance repair technician and some key takeaways from your Gas Technician training that will help you succeed once you get to the workplace.

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Topics: Gas Technician Careers, Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician

Don't Do It Yourself: Why You Need Training To Be A Gas Fitter

Posted by Brad Dixon on May 4, 2017 1:56:07 PM

If you do a simple search online, you'll find lots of forum threads of tips on how to connect, install, or repair gas lines yourself without hiring a professional. There are some jobs that might seem like simple tasks that can be done at home without hiring a professional. These simple tasks, however, can be incredibly dangerous if they aren't done correctly.

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Topics: Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician, Career Opportunities, Ontario Gas Technician Training

Why you Should get your Gas Technician License this Spring

Posted by Brad Dixon on Feb 9, 2016 12:00:44 PM

It may only be February yet, but we're already looking forward to spring. And it's not just because that means warm weather is coming (after all, this winter hasn't been too bad), but because our next full-time class is just around the corner.

Spring is a great time to register for skilled trades training in Ontario, especially Gas Technician certification in Niagara. Because you are fully licensed in just 17 weeks, you're looking at jumping into the industry just as business is picking up for gas BBQ installations, pool heater installation and home renovations involving gas lines!

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Topics: Trade School, Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician, Career Opportunities, HVAC Careers

Busting Skilled Trades Myths

Posted by Brad Dixon on Aug 18, 2014 4:36:06 PM

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Topics: Gas Technician Careers, Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician, Career Opportunities, HVAC Careers

Upgrade Your Education!

Posted by Brad Dixon on May 13, 2014 9:50:00 PM

 

Niagara & Halton Skilled Trades Academies not only provides training to those wishing to break into the gas technician field in Ontario, but also to those who are currently working in the trades and would like to upgrade their current license.

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Topics: Gas Technician Careers, Trade School, Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician, HVAC Careers, Hands On Learning, Ontario College of Trades, Ontario Gas Technician Training

Women in the Trades: Gas Technician Training

Posted by Brad Dixon on Apr 15, 2014 8:20:54 AM
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Topics: Ontario HVAC Training, Gas Technician Careers, Ontario Gas Technician, Women in the trades, Gas Technician, Hands On Learning, Ontario College of Trades, Ontario Gas Technician Training

Meet Your Instructor: John Spridzans

Posted by Brad Dixon on Apr 15, 2014 8:15:41 AM
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Topics: Ontario HVAC Training, Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician, Onto, Ontario College of Trades, Ontario Gas Technician Training

It Is Never Too Late to Get a Trade

Posted by Brad Dixon on Apr 15, 2014 8:04:50 AM
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Topics: Course Length and Time, Trade School, Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician, Ontario College of Trades