SkillTech: Fundamentals of Natural Gas

  • Gas burner This 30 hour course focuses on subjects critical to ensuring the safe and efficient use of natural gas.

    The subjects will be presented through lectures, videos, demonstrations, and weekly tests.

    This course is not a hands-on course designed to train students to become service technicians, therefore students should have related field experience.

    Under the Fire Prevention and Building Code, there is a state requirement that anyone who installs, repairs or maintains natural gas equipment must obtain training and certification in natural gas.

    The Fire Prevention Division of the Vermont Department of Labor and Industry is the regulating body for this program. Must have at least 10 to run. *Note: This class is required for State of Vermont certification.

    What you will learn:

    • Combustion Theory
    • National Fuel Gas Codes
    • Venting
    • Hazard Recognition
    • Carbon Monoxide
    • Electricity
    • Natural Gas Appliances


    • Monday and Wednesday for five weeks. 
    • Begins April 24, 2023. 
    • 5:30pm - 8:30pm  

    Cost:   $650.00

    Instructor:   Scott Crocker, Certified Natural Gas Instructor

SkillTech Nondiscrimination Statement

  • SkillTech  is committed to providing a comfortable and encouraging learning environment for all students. We support and value tolerance and responsibility and expect students to treat each other and the staff with respect. Disrespectful behavior is unwelcome, and interactions that are offensive will not be tolerated. 

    The Center for Technology, Essex does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
    origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or age in its programs or
    activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

    Bob Travers, Director
    2 Educational Drive Suite 200
    Essex Junction, VT 05452