Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing
Program Code: PLUM (Full-Time) Length of Program: One-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Certificate
Term 1 PLU-1002 Plumbing Codes and Prints I PLU-1013 Plumbing Theory I PLU-1023 Applied Plumbing Techniques I PLU-1033 Workplace Safety for Plumbing PLU-1043 Solder, Brazing, and Oxy Fuel Techniques MTH-1303 Estimating and Calculating I COM-1113 Workplace Communications Term 2 PLU-2003 Plumbing Code and Prints II PLU-2013 Plumbing Theory II PLU-2024 Applied Plumbing Techniques II PLU-2043 Metal Cutting and Welding ITS-1013 Information Technology Skills for Technology JSS-1001 Job Search and Success GED-XXX3 General Education Elective

The Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing is a one-year, two-term Ontario College Certificate program that covers the Level I in-school curriculum for the Plumbing Apprenticeship. Graduates will have an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of the plumbing trade and become familiar with the associated tools and materials in accordance with industry safety standards and the Ontario Plumbing Code. In addition to vocational training, students will take courses in the areas of communication, mathematics and teamwork skills.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent, with:

Employment Opportunities

Graduates from this program are excellent candidates for apprenticeships in mechanical trades such as Plumbing or Steamfitting. Plumbers frequently hold other certifications such as HVAC and 313A refrigeration mechanics, or they can work towards certification through TSSA as gas technicians as the work across these trades is related. They will have the capabilities to work in a variety of residential, commercial, and industrial construction settings including renovation projects. They will also have the required skills to work in a warehouse or wholesale business in the plumbing field.

Tuition Fees

Please Note: These fees apply to the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change. Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

Apprenticeship & Trades Training

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