Introduction to Gas Appliances

GAST 1003

Course description

In this course, students identify the properties and characteristics of natural gas and propane with emphasis on safe handling. Students compare different types of venting systems, the operation and application of various burners, pilots, ignition systems, and temperature sensing devices. Students differentiate and explain the difference between controls and safeties, non-vented and vented gas appliances. Students practice skills of safely reactivating natural gas and propane appliances.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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