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Labour and Advanced Education - Fuel Safety Section

Fuel Safety (Technician's) Certificate

Who requires this application?

Anyone who wishes to renew, transfer or request an additional/duplicate certificate or licence in Nova Scotia.

Note: there are different classes of this certification reflecting various levels of competency. See Additional Information below.

Issuing Department / Agency:
Labour and Advanced Education
Where can you get this Certificate and / or further information?

Technical Safety Division
Labour and Advanced Education

Tel: 902-424-3200
OR 1-(844) 424-3200 (Toll-free in NS)
Fax: 902-424-0599
e-mail: Shawna.Publicover@novascotia.ca

 
Application Forms & Process:
1. You can get an application by:

2. You can submit your form by:

  • Mail:Nova Scotia Business Registry
    P.O. Box 1529
    Halifax, NS B3J 2Y4
  • Drop Off: Any Access Nova Scotia Centre Location
  • Fax: 902.424.0602


 
Waiting Period:
Applications are processed within 10 business days, once all of the requirements are met
Expiry & Renewal:
This Certificate is valid for one full year.
Price: (no tax is charged)

Initial application:
Classes B,C,D,E and G (1,2,3,5,6) $126.00.
Class G4 and G7 $274.13.
Class F $66.40.

Annual renewal:
Classes B,C,D, E and G (1,2,3,5,6) $53.10.
Class F $33.20.
Gas Technician licences: $33.20.

Replacement certificate:
Any class $19.95

Payment by Mail: By cheque or money order only, made payable to the Minister of Finance (see Where can you get ..., above).

Related Requirements:
If applying for a Class F certificate you must provide proof of successful completion of the PGAC100-1 training course.

If applying for a Class C, Class D or E certificate, a copy of your drivers' licence is needed.
Additional Information:

Class of Gas Operator Licence

Regulated Work

class B

operate a bulk propane plant

class C

transport propane in portable containers

class D

operate a tank truck transporting propane

class E

operate a cargo liner transporting propane

class F

operate a propane dispensing unit

class G

install, repair, service or maintain a gas appliance, container or piping system as permitted by the sub-class

subclasses:

G-1

restricted to installing, repairing, servicing and maintaining propane systems for recreational vehicles and mobile homes

G-2

restricted to installing, repairing, servicing and maintaining propane-fired construction heaters and portable cylinders, excluding supply tanks and building piping

G-3

restricted to repairing, servicing and maintaining propane-fired domestic barbeque grills

G-4

restricted to repairing, servicing and maintaining industrial in-house gas-fired appliances and equipment at the location designated on the certificate, and not including installation or any change to the installed system

G-5

restricted to repairing, servicing and maintaining systems in which liquid propane is used as a motive fuel to power off-highway vehicles, and includes converting the systems

G-6

restricted to repairing, servicing and maintaining systems in which natural gas is used as a motive fuel to power off-highway vehicles, and includes converting the systems

G-7

restricted to installing uncharged gas piping systems of any size from the outlet of the meter or second stage regulator to the last shut-off valve, including the burner manifold

Legislative Authority:
Fuel Safety Regulations, made under section 49 of the Technical Safety Act, S.N.S 2008, c 10


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