Plumber - 306A
In-school training using state- of-the-art facilities.
Combination of on-the-job and in-school training.
Partnering with industry ensures our apprentices are future ready.
What you'll learn
- Acquire specialized training in hand and power tools, piping materials, plumbing fixtures, supports and appurtenances and workplace safety.
- Master the skills of plan reading, pipe layout, cutting, grooving, fitting, joining and supports.
- Plan, layout and install plumbing materials according to plans, specifications and building codes in both residential and industrial-commercial institutional (ICI) construction.
- Install and repair potable water systems, backflow preventers, drainage, wastewater and venting systems, hot water tanks and heating systems, gas piping, grease and oil interceptors.
- Understand the importance of workplace safety, building codes and regulations.
- Build a gratifying career as a qualified journeyperson in the skilled trade of plumbing.
This program covers all in-class training for this apprenticeship.
Applicants for this training must be registered apprentices with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), and must be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).
Note: Applicants for this training must be registered apprentices in the Plumbing Trade.
If you are not a registered apprentice, please see the Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing Program (576) page.
What is an Apprenticeship?
Apprenticeship training is an agreement between a person wishing to learn a skill and an employer who can provide the environment for skills training. It is administered in Ontario by the Apprenticeship Client Services Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities.
How to Become an Apprentice?
There are four ways of entering a skilled trade in Ontario.
- Find an employer who is willing to train you in your preferred trade
- Enter a Pre-Apprenticeship Training program
- Complete a college diploma that relates to your preferred trade
- Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
Payment and Registration
Discover which method works best for you:
- Web Registration
- In-Person Payment “AND” Registration
- Employer Sponsorship
How you’ll gain skills
- In-school training led by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
- On-the-job training.
- Through a mix of on-campus labs and simulations.
Where you can go next
- View our pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices.
Your future career options
- Certified Journeypersons
Where you could work includes:
- Mechanical Contractors
- Construction Companies
- Residential and ICI Sectors
- Plumbing Contractors and Companies
Opportunities for grads
- Certificate of Qualification (CofQ)
- Certificate of Apprenticeship
- Ontario College of Trades (OCOT)
Program of Studies
Course Overview & Descriptions
Click on the course title for a course description.
Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.