Plumber - 306A

Mohawk College Certificate
This apprenticeship program covers the required in-class training for the Plumber trade.
Overview

Program Highlights

program redseal logo

  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
  • In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
  • You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance

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.

Program length and format

Thinking about an apprenticeship program? Learn how it works. 

Apprenticeship-chart-community-services.jpg

Select the image to view larger. 

Accessible description of the apprenticeship program format

Start: Find an employer or sponsor for your training. 

Register: Register with Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)

Level 1: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 2: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 3: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Completion: Become a Journeyperson by successfully completing the certificate of qualification (C of Q) Exam. 

* For exact length and availability of this program, visit the Ministry Funded – Apprenticeship Training Dates . To learn more about your specific program format and length, please contact the your Program Coordinator or Employment Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities for availability.

Join us at our Open House events! 

  • Get information on Mohawk's 100+ programs and meet staff and faculty
  • Meet faculty, staff and students from our program areas
  • Learn about financial assistance and your payment options
  • And so much more!

Learn more about Open House

.

.

.

Admission

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).

Please contact your Employment and Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for availability.

Learn more about Apprenticeship.

Red Seal Trades

Upon successful completion of this program you are able to apply for a Red Seal endorsement.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Options are available for mature applicants.

Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

This apprenticeship program consists of 9,000 hours:

  • On-the-Job Training Duration: 8,280 hours with your employer
  • In-School Training Duration: 720 hours at Mohawk College

Opportunities

Opportunities

Where you can go next:

View our internal pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.

Your future career options:

  • Plumbers
  • Pipefitters

Where you could work includes:

  • Mechanical Contractors
  • Construction Companies
  • Residential and ICI Sectors
  • Plumbing Contractors and Companies

Opportunities for grads:

  • Certificate of Qualification (CofQ)

Course Overview & Descriptions

Click on the course title for a course description.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Program Coordinator

Student Success Advisors

Canadian Domestic Students

Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades (SC)
Multiple Intakes
Please contact your Employment Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities for availability.