ERIC Number: ED476357
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Apprenticeship Training: Gasfitter Program.
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
This document presents information about the apprenticeship training program of Alberta, Canada, in general and the gasfitter program in particular. The first part of the document discusses the following items: Alberta's apprenticeship and industry training system; the apprenticeship and industry training committee structure; local apprenticeship committees; provincial apprenticeship committees; the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board; safety education; legal and administrative aspects of safety; the technical training establishment; procedures for recommending revisions to the course outline; the apprenticeship route toward certification; and a gasfitter training profile. The second part of the document presents the course outline for the following program sections: first period technical training for residential gasfitting (mathematics, blueprint reading, and basic sciences for gasfitting; gasfitting burners and combustion; gasfitting pipe installation; gasfitting theory and code interpretation; gas shop and lab work); second period technical training for residential and commercial gasfitting (mathematics; blueprint reading; theory and code interpretation; electrical theory; burners and combustion; gas shop and lab work); and third period technical training for gasfitting for commercial and industrial settings (calculations for gasfitters; theory and code interpretation; propane theory; electrical theory and electronics; refrigeration and air-conditioning; commercial/industrial gas burner controls and appliance control systems; troubleshooting and servicing; gas shop and lab work). The times allotted for each course component are detailed. (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Compliance (Legal), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Educational Change, Energy Occupations, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Foreign Countries, Legal Responsibility, Natural Gas, Occupational Safety and Health, Plumbing, Postsecondary Education, Safety Education, Student Certification, Utilities, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
Identifiers - Location: Canada