Government of New Brunswick
  • Description
  • Fees
  • Contacts
  • Overview

    Class G Compressed Gas Licences authorize holders to install, service and repair gas installations.

    Eligibility

    To obtain a G2 Gas Technician Licence, applicants must have at least 2,000 hours of combined technicial and practical experience under a Class G2 or G1 licence holder, must successfully complete the TSSA training cirriculum (CSA modules 1 to 24 inclusive), and must successfully pass the Gas Board examination.

    To obtain a G1 Gas Technician Licence, applicants must hold a valid Class G2 Licence, have at least 2,000 hours of combined technical and practical experience under a Class G1 licence holder, 500 of which must be on systems greater than 400,000 British Thermal Units, and must also successfully pass the Gas Board Examination.

    To obtain a G2-L Gas Technician with Liquid Propane Endorsement Licence, applicants must hold a G2 Gas Technician Licence, must have over 200 hours of experience with liquid propane under the supervision of a Class A2, A4, G2-L or
    G1-L licence holder, and must also complete a training program and examination which is acceptable to the Gas Board.

    To obtain a G1-L Gas Technician with Liquid Propane Endorsement Licence, applicants must hold a G1 Gas Technician Licence, must have 200 hours of experience with liquid propane under the supervision of a Class A4 or G1-L licence holder, and must also complete a training program and examination which is acceptable to the Gas Board.

    To obtain a GP Gas Piping Fitter Licence, applicants must hold a certificate of qualification which is issued under the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Act in the plumbing or steamfitter-pipefitter trades, must successfully complete the TSSA training cirriculum (CSA modules 3, 4, 8, 10 and 15), and must succesfully pass the Gas Board examination.

    Description

    A G2 Gas Technician Licence authorizes the holder to install, service and repair gas installations of appliances with an input up to and including 400,000 British Thermal Unit per hour, but not including liquid propane installations.

    A G1 Gas Technician Licence authorizes the holder to install, service and repair gas installations having any British Thermal Units per hour input, but not including liquid propane installations.

    A G2-L Gas Technician with Liquid Propane Endorsement Licence authorizes the holder to install, service and repair gas installations of appliances with an input of up to and including 400,000 British Thermal Units per hour.

    A G1-L Gas Technician with Liquid Propane Endorsement Licence authorizes the holder to install, service and repair gas installations having any British Thermal Units per hour.

    A GP Gas Piping Fitter Licence authorizes the holder to install, service and repair gas piping systems, not including the installation, service or repair of appliances, cylinders, tanks or the connecting of the system to the gas supply or appliances.

    Changes To Fees

    This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
    2011 PS Compressed Gas Licence.pdf,
    2011 PS Renewal of a Compressed Gas Licence.pdf


    Fees

    Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

    Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
    YYYY-MM-DD
    Examination of any Class of Compressed Gas Licence50.002011-04-05
    Renewal of any Class of Compressed Gas Licence50.002011-04-05
    Contact Email Location
    Contact SNB (Payment Only) snb@snb.ca
    Bathurst
    Campbellton
    Edmundston
    Fredericton
    Miramichi
    Moncton
    Saint John
    Woodstock