The training program material includes three binders:
Gas Technician 1 Manual
Chapter 1: Commercial / Industrial Installations
Chapter 2: Commercial / Industrial Appliances
Chapter 3: Commercial / Industrial Burners
Chapter 4: Valve Train Configurations and Components
Chapter 5: Electricity for Gas Technicians
Chapter 6: Appliance Controls
Chapter 7: Flame Detectors
Chapter 8: Flame Safeguard Control Basics
Chapter 9: Flame Safeguard Control Specifics
Chapter 10: Combustion Setup
Chapter 11: Initial Activation and Troubleshooting
Plus: a USB Drive with 4 Gigabytes of manufacturer’s instructions for commercial/industrial gas equipment.
G.1 Lab Manual
This 2” Binder has chapter titles corresponding to the Student Text but includes detailed practical exercises that the student completes during the lab sessions which make up approximately 40% of the course. It also includes over 800 review questions to test the students’ understanding of the theory information presented in the Student Text and to prepare them for the TSSA exam at the end of the course.
This package consists of three binders. One binder is entitled “Instructor’s Lab Manual” and mirrors the student lab text except that it includes answers to all the review questions and the lab exercises as applicable. The second binder is the Theory text. The third binder, entitled “Instructor’s Guide to the G.1 Program”, includes annotated PowerPoint slides for each chapter along with lecture notes, equipment lists, resource material, scheduling suggestions, and other training tips.
The program has been employed by NRG Resources and other training providers since 2006 to successfully train over 1000 gas technicians to work on commercial/industrial gas installations. With a 99.2% success rate, students and instructors have praised the training program for its completeness and practical value.
The cost of the training material is as follows: