Certified in the installation, inspection and service of Lp gas systems
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion and carbon monoxide poisoning, all individuals engaged in the inspection, installation, and service of propane (Lp) gas systems must be certified as required under Vermont and New Hampshire Fire and Building Safety Codes. Many of ARC’s service technicians and installers hold gas licenses in both New Hampshire and Vermont. ARC also has technicians and installers licensed for medical gas piping.
The gas licensing process takes approximately 2-1/2 years to acquire the field experience to meet the State of New Hampshire Gas License requirements to become a full service technician for Lp (propane) gas. However, with 6 months or 1000 hours in the field a technician is eligible to become licensed as gas piping installer and with an additional 6 months and an additional 1000 hours (2000 hours total) you can become licensed as an equipment installer. In one year’s time you can become licensed to pipe gas and install gas heating equipment.
New Hampshire gas fitters must show proof of at least eight hours of continuing education to renew their license. Licensees must complete three hours of instruction on NFPA 54 and five hours of general gas training each renewal cycle.
All individuals engaged in the inspection, installation, and service of Lp gas systems must be certified as required under the Vermont Fire and Building Safety Code. Licensees must successfully complete the American Gas Association (AGA) course of study including the Fundamentals of Combustion, Gas Appliance Venting, Electricity, Gas Controls and Gas Appliances, and CETP books 1.0, 4.1 and 4.2. Eight hours of related instruction during the previous 3 years including at least two hours regarding the prevention of CO leakage and the procedure for safety inspection of an existing appliance – NFPA 54 (annex H).
Vermont gas fitters must show proof of at least eight hours of continuing education to renew their license. Licensees must complete three hours of instruction on NFPA 54 and five hours of general gas training each renewal cycle.