Students will develop the skills required to install, service, and maintain the environmental systems for residential buildings. This includes working with a variety of gas appliances as well as an introduction to refrigeration and air conditioning. There will be an emphasis on energy efficient and environmentally friendly approaches. Students will also read, utilize, and produce Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning (HRAC) drawings using industry standard software. Practical skills with sheet metal will be developed. The program will prepare students to write their Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) Gas Fitter II exams in order to become a licensed gas technician.
OSSD or equivalent with
Grade 12 English (C or U)
You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:
Secondary school applicants:
OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)
Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):
Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College
Most college preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Technology Foundation, Technology Fundamentals and General Arts and Science*
Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications
Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities
Home school applicants:
Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*
* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.
DRFT2003 Drafting Techniques ENVR1000 Environmental Science and Sustainability GAST1000 Introduction to Electricity GAST1001 Professional Practices GAST1002 Piping and Tubing Systems GAST1003 Introduction to Gas Appliances GAST1004 Pressure Regulator Controls GAST1006 Gas Appliances GAST1008 Forced Air and Space Heating GAST1009 Venting HRAC2000 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 1 MATH1018 Introduction to Technical Mathematics SCIE2001 Heating and Air Conditioning Science GAST1011 Water Heaters and Hydronic Heating GAST1012 Forced Air Add-Ons and Air Conditioning
To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
General Education Courses
To be selected from College list
Co-op Work Term
COOP1029 HRAC Work Term 1
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