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What Is A Gas Technician?

Posted by Brad Dixon




At our trade school we often get students that are extremely interested in entering the trades but not sure just how to get started. We call our trade the gateway trade because it opens so many doors, but it also offers rewarding career options straight out of school. So what is a gas technician? We break it down for you and give you the goods on why it is one of the most in demand trades out there.

What We Do?

At Niagara and Halton Skilled Trades Academies, we prepare you to launch a new career in the HVAC industry as a gas technician, or to further improve your current career in the field. Our TSSA approved gas technician training program combines both in-classroom theoretical work, and practical hands-on work in our state-of-the-art teaching workshop.  We offer many different gas technician courses to suit your needs in one of the most in-demand trades in Ontario, such as the Gas Technican 3, Gas Technician 2, and Ozone Depletion Course year round.


Career Options

There are a multiude of careers in the gas technician industry, many due to a shortage of skilled trade workers in Ontario and across Canada. Graduates of our gas technician training program have gone on to have successful careers such as HVAC service technicians or customer service representatives. Many of our graduates have gone on to launch their own successful heating companies, and have even acquired apprecticeships in fields such as refrigeration and sheet metal. There are limitless doors that open once you successfully become a gas technican.


Getting Trained

With two locations for gas technician training in Ontario, you are just a short distance away from launching your new career as a gas technician. Our Oakville academy is conveniently located less than 1km away from the Bronte GO Train station, and provides easy access to gas technician training for all those in the GTA. While our St. Catharines academy is located in the heart of the Niagara region. 

If you are looking to get trained and certified as a gas technician in Ontario, Niagara and Halton Skilled Trades Academies are the premier destination for you!

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