Plumber Apprenticeship

Gain the knowledge and skills required to work in this in-demand trade.


Obtain your practical training for the in-school component of this apprenticeship in Canadore’s industry relevant labs. You will acquire a variety of trade-specific skills including knowledge of the Ontario Building Code requirements as well as installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing systems.

Level 1 – one day a week for 40 weeks total 240 hours
Level 2 – one day a week for 40 weeks total 240 hours
Level 3 – one day a week for 40 weeks total 240 hours

Your Future Career

  • Commercial and industrial plumbing
  • Plumbing service and maintenance
  • Residential plumbing

What You Learn

  • Plumbing theory and practical
  • Trades specific materials and tools
  • Plumbing installation and repairs
  • Ontario Plumbing Code

You must be a signed apprentice with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development to be eligible to take these programs.  Please go to for additional information.

Semester 1

PBA100 Workplace Safety, Rigging and Hoisting Level 1
PBA105 Plumbing Systems - Level 1
PBA110 Tools and Piping Methods - Level 1
PBA115 Trade Calculations - Level 1
PBA120 Trade Documentation - Level 1
PBA125 Welding - Level 1

Semester 2

PBA200 Plumbing Systems - Level 2
PBA205 DWV Piping Systems
PBA210 Trade Calculations - Level 2
PBA215 Trade Documentation - Level 2
PBA225 Welding - Level 2

Semester 3

PBA300 Plumbing Systems - Level 3
PBA305 Process Piping Systems
PBA315 Trade Documentation - Level 3


Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit