The Utah State Legislature passed the Gas Technician Certification law in 2002, which requires that all technicians who get paid to work on gas appliances must prove competency by passing the RMGA certification exam. The law can be found in Utah Code here.
The certification exam is a 4 hour and 10 minute, 100 question, open book exam that can be taken at most technical colleges in the state (English as a second language and those with documented learning disabilities or test anxiety can take upto 6 hours). The exam is $100 with one free retake, if you don't pass with 80 or better. A third attempt requires a new test voucher.
When you’re ready to take the exam, contact RMGA and purchase a Pre-Paid Test Voucher and then make an appointment at a Utah Technical College Testing Center. The testing centers charge a fee, which currently range from $10 to $25. It is recommended that you take the Certification Pre-test to test your readiness.
Listed below are the testing centers that currently offer the RMGA Certification Exam:
RMGA offers a 3-day training class, every other month, to assist technicians in passing the certification exam. Check the calendar to register for our next available class. You can also order the course materials and study on your own.
- Certification Study Guide
- International Fuel Gas Code Book
- On-line Video Series
- Pre-paid Test Voucher
Books are sent out priority mail