Plumbing and Piping Trades

One program with 3 trades career path options?  

Our Plumbing and Piping Trades program combines the curriculum for Plumbing, Pipefitting/Steamfitting and Sprinkler System Installer.  Each trade however similar they have different applications.   

1.  Plumbers install, repair and maintain PVC, copper or galvanized steel pipes, fixtures and other plumbing equipment that typically carries water.

2.  Pipefitters/Steamfitters work with copper, steel, cast iron, concrete or plastic pipes that could carry water, steam, waste, chemicals or natural gas.  

3.  Sprinkler System Installers are analyzers and assure that buildings of all shapes and sizes have the proper systems in place to stop a fire from growing and spreading by designing, assembling and installing water, foam, carbon dioxide and dry chemical sprinkler systems.

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Program Details:
   25 weeks (750 hour)  
Monday - Thursday  
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Outcomes:  Upon successful completion students will receive Level 1 technical training credit towards an apprenticeship in one of the following trades they wish to pursue - Plumber, Pipefitter/Steamfitter, or Sprinkler System Installer.

Employment Opportunities:  Vary depending on which Trade you choose to follow - self-employed, repair shops, construction companies, manufacturing facilities, municipalities, utility Industries and Energy Sectors

Location:  Kelowna, Vernon, Salmon Arm                     and Penticton Trades Facilities

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Plumber Apprenticeship

Steamfitter/Pipefitter Apprenticeship

Domestic/Commercial Gasfitter Apprenticeship

 Plumbing and Piping Foundation program trains in 4 different trades  Plumbing and Piping Trades gives you a future you can depend on!

Four trades  in 1 Foundation Program offering more career path options.

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   Learn Domestic Commercial Gasfitting in our Plumbing and Piping program