Ontario advanced (RV1) propane certification


RV1 Certificate

The RV1 Certificate is an advanced designation that allows you to Install, alter, purge, activate, repair, service or remove:

  • Any propane consuming non-vented, direct vent or power vent appliances installed in a Recreational Vehicle, Mobile Home or Trailer.
  • Cylinders, regulators, hose and tubing to supply the appliances.

It does not allow you to install, alter, purge, activate, repair, service or remove:

  • Any natural gas appliance. You may convert appliances from natural gas to propane provided they are approved for it.
  • Any natural draft appliance regardless of where it is installed.
  • Any underground tubing.
  • Any propane storage tank that is not part of the vehicle.

Pre-requisite for this course is the technician must hold his/her RV2 certificate
with 6 months minimum working under the direct supervision of an RV1 certified technician.

Course Dates

RV1 (advanced):
December 10 – 17, 2019 

January 7 – 14, 2020 (this course only open to registration after the Dec. course is full)

The next RV2 & RV1 courses will be held Fall/Winter of 2019/2020. To be added to the student waitlist or to receive a registration form, call the ORVDA office at 1 888 331 8885

For latest registration status, visit Ontario RVDA website

To register, you’ll need:

  • Registration Form: call the ORVDA office at 1 888 331 8885
  • Work Experience Memo: see sample here. Please submit on company letterhead
  • Payment

The TSSA requires student registration 20 business days prior to the course date.

An information package will be emailed to you and emailed to your dealer contact once registration and full payment are received at the ORVDA office.

*There is no refund for cancelled registrations.

Please contact the ORVDA office at 905-659-8800 or email us here.