This program will cover all the basic knowledge needed to successfully start a new career in the plumbing industry. With a strong focus on hands-on learning, students will learn and complete standard residential plumbing tasks and learn how to use various hand and power tools along with identifying and using various plumbing materials.
1 Semester (26 Weeks)
Over the course of 26 weeks, students are provided with the theoretical knowledge and practical training to perform essential plumbing techniques. Hands on experience is provided through the construction of modular homes that will be used for affordable residential housing. The lessons will come alive by using in class time to prepare for hands on instruction students will swiftly be able to take what they have learned in the classroom directly to the job site. No longer will the student be limited to labs and theory.
From start to finish students will have a comprehensive experience of having to work with other trades, safety authorities, inspectors and job site supervisors. Students will engage in plumbing projects from design and drawing to implementation, working in accordance with codes and health and safety requirements of the plumbing trade. They will also work alongside seven other trades allowing them to be jobsite confident.
Upon completion of the program, graduates can find a wide range of occupations in the plumbing field, including but not limited to construction, maintenance, industrial, as well as service related opportunities in wholesale, retail and municipal waterworks.
- Grade 10 Math (C or U)
Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (18 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.