Plumbing

Learn to install and repair piping systems in residential and commercial buildings.

This program develops the knowledge and skills you need to install and repair piping systems in residential and commercial buildings.

You will learn to install and repair water and waste disposal systems and plumbing fixtures, and to lay out sanitary drainage, venting and storm drainage systems. Interpretation of the plumbing code, rigging and material handling, and piping-related mathematics, communications and sciences will also be studied.

You will develop skills in the following:

  • Measuring, cutting, bending and threading pipe to specifications
  • Assembling and installing valves, pipes and fittings
  • Installing fixtures and related trim
  • Reading blueprints

Emphasis will be on the efficient and safe use of tools and materials in accordance with piping, safety and building codes and regulations.

Prior to starting the program, you will be invited to attend a program overview information session, and to participate in a math and reading skills diagnostic testing session that will advise you of your program readiness.

This is a not an apprenticeship program, but may provide credit transfer opportunities towards apprenticeship.

The Government of Manitoba, Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade offers apprenticeship training that combines on-the-job practical skills development with levels of technical training. If you are interested in applying to an apprenticeship program, please visit manitoba.ca/tradecareers.

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