Humber’s Plumbing Techniques certificate program is a comprehensive introduction to the trade. You will learn the basics of plumbing including theory, code and blueprints, as well as gain significant hands-on experience.
Upon completion of this program, you will have the skills necessary to pursue a career in the plumbing trade.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Work according to contractual obligations; the project manual; and applicable laws, standards, by-laws, and codes.
Perform residential plumbing projects effectively and accurately by interpreting and producing basic data in graphic, oral and written formats.
Work responsibly and effectively with others and in accordance with appropriate practices, procedures and in compliance with health and safety legislation.
Use tools and equipment for basic installation manufacture, and repair of components to required specifications.
Contribute to the organizing and planning of residential plumbing installations projects.
Solve routine problems related to work environments using a variety of systematic approaches.
Additional costs may include personal protection equipment (PPE) needed and utilized in the lab environment.
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Humber student Timothy Wildinson has won Bronze for the Plumbing competition at this year’s Skills Ontario.
The Plumbing contest assesses the competitor's knowledge of plumbing systems with a focus on accuracy of installation, quality of workmanship, and gas and water pressure testing. After a full day of competing, Timothy Wildinson took third place in his category.
Congratulations Timothy Wildinson and his coach, Rick Snowdon!
Plumbing Apprenticeship graduate, Frank Spatone, from the Plumbing Techniques program spoke to the students at the Plumbing Techniques Honours Luncheon. He gave the students a heartfelt speech about his own experiences with the industry and how he got there in hopes of encouraging them further in their career.
Water, waste and sewage systems – hallmarks of urban living – require high-level skills to design, install and maintain. In the Plumbing Techniques certificate program, you’ll be introduced to the skills necessary to begin your career as a plumber. Graduates of this program may find a range of career opportunities including apprenticeship, construction industry work, green energy initiatives, and municipal water and sewage treatment.
According to BuildForce Canada, an estimated 248,000 construction workers are expected to retire over the next decade. This demographic trend represents as signifcant loss of skilled workers that will require new workers to replace them.
Given this potential shortage, as well as the boom in construction across the country, individuals with plumbing skills are projected to have an advantage in the job market.
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On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.