Home Heat Tank Installer's License

What are the requirements for a home heat tank installer’s license?

You must have a license to:

  • install
  • alter 
  • inspect a home heat tank or home heat tank system

Note:  A licence is valid for a maximum period of two years and the installer/licensee must hold insurance acceptable to the minister during that period.

How do I apply for a home heat tank installer’s license?

To apply for a license you must:

  • submit a completed application form
  • submit the application fee of $50
  • hold a valid certificate in respect of the trade of 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 
  • be professionally competent by holding an equivalent licence in another jurisdiction or successful completion of an exam administrated, adopted or accepted by the minister
  • have professional knowledge and skills that are current
  • provided written proof that you hold appropriate insurance (general liability and pollution)
  • hold a valid licence for a maximum period of two years.  License holders must not cancel their insurance coverage without providing 30 day’s written notice to the minister.

Who can I contact for more information?

Steve Townsend (Chief Officer Boiler, Pressure Vessel, LP Gas, Plumbing and Home Heat Tank)
J. Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 368-5567
Fax: (902) 368-5526
Email: srtownsend@gov.pe.ca


Published date: 
June 29, 2016
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General Inquiries

Department of Communities, Land and Environment
4th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 1-866-368-5044
Fax: (902) 368-5830