FUEL GAS EQUIPMENT INSTALLERS LICENSE

LP Gas & Natural Gas

Prerequisite: Basic Theory & Gas Piping

40 Hour Classroom requirement consisting of a Equipment Installation and Venting Course (CETP Book 4.3) combined with a minimum 1000 Hours of Field Experience (additional 6 months for a combined 1 year total) including the Piping Installer license requirement to become a licensed as a Gas Equipment Installer. Our class qualifies to you to become licensed for both Natural and LP Gases

Course Cost $1200.00 Includes: NEW Updated Course Manual

EQUIPMENT AND VENTING

Equipment Application
Installation Practices
Choosing the Right Equipment
Manufacturer’s Installation Instructions
Clearances to Combustibles
Equipment Specifics
Inspection of Existing Systems
Equipment Set-Up and Check Out
Appliance Categories for Venting
Gas Equipment Venting
Chimneys
B Vents
Chimney Liners
High Efficiency Vents
Vent Terminations
Sizing Gas Vents
Applications for Sizing Gas Vents
Chimney Inspections

COURSE SCHEDULE

DAYS -Fall
8:00 AM TO 4:30 PM

Wednesday & Thursday

Sep 13 & 14, 2017

Wednesday & Thursday
Sep 20 & 21 2017

Wednesday & Thursday 
Sep 27& 28 2017
DAYS-Autumn
8:00 AM TO 4:30 PM

Wednesday &  Thursday      

Oct 11 &12,  2017

Wednesday & Thursday  
Oct 18 & 19, 2017

Wednesday & Thursday
Oct 25 & 26, 2017
DAYS-Winter
8:00 AM TO 4:30 PM

Wednesday  & Thursday            

 Dec 06 & 07, 2017   

Wednesday &      
Thursday

 Dec 13 & 14, 2017

Wednesday & Thursday
 Dec 20 & 21, 2017
EVENINGS - MONDAY & WEDNESDAYS 
6:00 PM TO 8:30 PM

Aug 7th to Sep 28, 2017

Oct  2nd to Nov 22, 2017





STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE GAS LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

Saf-Mec 305.03 Eligibility Requirements for Initial Individual Fuel Gas Fitting Licensure as a Fuel Gas Installation Technician.

(a) A fuel gas installation technician specialty license shall be provided to any individual
engaged in the installation of propane and natural gas piping from the point of delivery to the appliance(s) and/or the installation of gas appliances and any other gas utilization equipment using liquefied petroleum gas.
(b) To qualify for a fuel gas installation technician specialty license, an individual shall demonstrate the following:

(1) A minimum of 100 hours of educational training in the following subject matter:
a. Basic gas theory involving a thorough understanding of the physical properties and characteristics of propane and natural gas;
b. Reading and interpretation of fuel gas piping plans and drawings;
c. Determining proper fuel gas piping systems using appropriate sizing tables and charts;
d. Piping installation involving review of gas pipe sizing, gas pipe material selection, proper installation of underground and above ground fuel gas piping supply and distribution systems, placing a fuel gas system in service including purging, initial pressure testing and leak check of gas distribution piping and appliances;
e. The documentation of fuel gas piping system pressure testing, leak checking including customer notification as to the safety procedures and recognition of fuel gas odors;
f. Liquefied propane and natural gas appliance installation including clearance to combustibles, combustion, dilution, and ventilation air requirements are properly sized; and
g. Liquefied propane and natural gas appliance venting, venting categories, selection and use of proper venting materials, vent sizing and clearances and installation; and
h. Placing propane and natural gas appliances equipment into service while controlling propane/air mixtures for proper combustion;
i. Verification for proper operation of safety controls and devices
j. The proper utilization of combustion analyzing equipment with respect to applicable codes and manufacturer’s installation instructions;
k. The application of NFPA 54, National Fuel Gas Code, and NFPA 58 the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code above; and

(2) A minimum of 1,000 working hours of on-the-job experience in the trade or its equivalent in an approved educational setting as defined in Saf-Mec 303.18, relevant to the installation of gas piping and the installation of fuel gas appliances or fuel gas utilization equipment within 60 consecutive months, 500 hours of which may be applied if the applicant can demonstrate proof of relevant field experience installing, servicing and repairing heating oil fired equipment.

(c) Notwithstanding any rule to the contrary, an individual who is holding a gas piping installer’s license pursuant to Saf-Mec 305.02 wishing to ascend to this licensing level shall demonstrate:
(1) Successful completion of a formal educational program of at least 40 hours approved pursuant to the subject matter prescribed by Saf-Mec 305.03 (b)(1) 
f. through k. above; and

(2) A minimum of 1,000 working hours of on-the-job experience in the trade or its equivalent in an approved educational setting as defined in Saf-Mec 303.18, relevant to the installation of gas piping and the installation of fuel gas appliances or fuel gas utilization equipment within 60 consecutive months, 500 hours of which may be applied if the applicant can demonstrate proof of relevant field experience installing, servicing and repairing heating oil fired equipment.