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15.2 Contractor – Natural gas burners

This subclass authorizes construction work that is the exclusive domain of master pipe mechanics, under the Master Pipe Mechanics Act (CQLR, c. M-4) and related to natural gas combustion systems.

It also authorizes construction work included in <link en guide-pour-determiner-la-licence-requise>subclass 15.2.1.

Finally, it authorizes related construction work. 

Additional explanations

Section for contractors

Since November 19, 2001, the “Corporation des maîtres mécaniciens en tuyauterie du Québec” (CMMTQ—Québec Corporation of Master Pipe Mechanics) has been responsible for qualifying its members. It is therefore necessary to address this corporation for any question relating to the interpretation of this subclass.    

Qualification Department
Tel.: 514 382-2668
Toll-free: 1 800 465-2668
Website: www.cmmtq.org
Email: cmmtq@cmmtq.org

Section for owner-builders

Since the Master Pipe Mechanics Act (CQLR, c. M-4) does not apply to owner-builders, the content of this owner-builder subclass licence is significantly different from that of the contractor’s. For example, this subclass is appropriate for construction work on natural gas burner systems everywhere in Québec, without exception. 

This subclass authorizes, without exceeding the regulatory framework, construction work relating to:

  • the installation of natural gas stoves and fireplaces 
  • the installation and connection of natural gas burners in a heating unit  
  • the installation of wall vents and flue pipes
  • the installation and connection of the prefabricated natural gas chimney  
  • the installation of a flue liner in a natural gas chimney
  • the installation and connection of natural gas radiant heating units  
  • the connection of a natural gas hot-water heater’s burner 

If in doubt as to the applicable subclass, refer to the Keyword Index or contact us.

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