Plumbers are highly valued tradespeople and are an integral part of any construction and/or maintenance team. This in-demand trade offers many different areas of specialization that can lead you to a rewarding career.
In the Plumber 306A Apprenticeship program you will attend three in-school sessions (Basic-Level One, Intermediate-Level Two, and Advanced-Level Three) of 240 hours each, in combination with your work experience. Instructors who have practical experience and expertise in the trade will teach you the essentials you need to know to be a successful Plumber.
In Level One you will learn about tools and piping methods, plumbing systems, workplace safety, rigging and hoisting, and welding.
Take pride in what you do. As a plumber, you'll see the results of your efforts, enjoy a wide range of work and projects and make a good living.
You will learn from experienced and fully qualified tradespeople. These instructors are dedicated – they have worked, or continue to work, in the trade – and they will be there to help you and facilitate your learning experience.
Training takes place in the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre, a best-in-class facility that offers state-of-the-art labs, and the latest plumbing tools and equipment. Through this high-quality in-school training, you will have all the skills and knowledge necessary to apply what you have learned to your on-the-job training.
Employment prospects for plumbers, both within the region and across the province, are excellent and growing. The apprenticeship allows you to pursue careers such as plumber, pipefitter (and related trades), or contractor/supervisor. You can choose to work in residential, industrial or institutional settings, and you can opt to work independently or as part of an organization. No matter what path you follow, there is a wealth of opportunities available.
The Classroom Registration Fee is set by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development and is subject to change without notice.