Certificate of Qualification 306A
“As long as people have indoor plumbing, skilled plumbers will always be in demand.”
Plumbers install, repair and maintain pipes, fixtures and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution and waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
Key Skills & Attributes
Strong communication, reading, numeracy & Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to read & interpret blueprints
Ability to work in high places
Ability to work in a collaborative environment
Experience using precision tools & machinery
9000 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by three 8-week sessions of in-class technical training.
Install, repair and maintain domestic, commercial or industrial plumbing systems
Mark positions for pipe connections and fixtures in walls and floors
Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings
Measure, cut, bend and install pipes using hand and power tools
Join pipes using clamps, screws, bolts or cement
Test pipes for leaks
Prepare cost estimates
Read & interpreting blueprints
Grade 12 Diploma preferred
Math & English at a Grade 12 Level
Journeyperson Wage Rate:
New home building and renovation
Institutional and Commercial Construction
Did you know?
Albert Einstein said if he could do it all again, he would be a plumber.