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Plumbing Program

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.

General Information




1 Semester (26 Weeks)

Jackson’s Point, ON


Intake Information

Start date

Program Size

Registration Closes

Next Term         

July 5, 2021    

15 Spots


January 2022    

Program Description

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.

Career Opportunities


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.

For more information about this career, visit the Ontario Labour Services page: Plumbers

Admission Information

Admission requirements

  • 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.

Additional Courses Included

  • Academic Upgrading
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Interview Preparation
  • Resume Writing
  • Working from Heights
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Confined Spaces Awareness
  • Lock Out /Tag Out
  • Other Safety Training as Required by Program