Home Heat Tanks
When do I need a Home Heat Tank Installer's License?
Anyone who installs or inspects a home heat tank system of 2,200 litres or less must hold a valid Home Heat Tanks Installer's License.
How can I obtain a Home Heat Tank Installer's License?
You must complete an application form and forward it, together with the applicable fee, to the department.
Are there additional requirements?
Yes. A licensed installer must meet the following requirements:
- hold a valid certificate as an Oil Heat System Technician, Sheet Metal Worker, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic, or Plumber;
- have completed either an installer's course or an industry based training program approved by the Minister;
- show competence by holding an equivalent licence in another jurisdiction or successfully completing an exam administrated, adopted, or accepted by the Minister; and
- provide written proof that they hold appropriate insurance (general liability and pollution).
Licence holders must not cancel their insurance coverage without providing a written, 30-day advance notice to the Minister.
What is the cost?
The cost of a Home Heat Tank Installer's License is $50.00 There is no HST.
Please make cheques payable to the Minister of Finance.
For how long is a Home Heat Tank Installer's License valid?
Licenses are valid for a maximum of 2 years. ALL licenses expire on January 31, 2016.