Plumber

The ACE-IT Plumbing Program provides students with a unique opportunity to earn graduation credits, post-secondary credits and industry certification.

WHAT DOES A PLUMBER DO?

  • installs, alters and repairs plumbing systems
  • reads and interprets blueprints and project specifications
  • selects, measures, shapes and joins pipes
  • develops specialized skills & knowledge based on the substance being carried (water, steam, gas, chemicals)

WHAT DO I NEED TO START?

  • entering grade 11 or 12
  • good employability skills
  • strong interest in entering industry (plumber, gasfitter or emergency sprinkler installer)
  • strong math skills and mechanical aptitude are assets

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

  • 4 graduation credits
  • optional 120 hours of work experience
  • post-secondary training without the tuition fee
  • scholarship opportunities
  • Apprenticeship Technical Training Level 1 Certification leading to pipefitting, steamfitting, gasfitting and sprinkler installation

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE PROGRAM OFFERED?

  • Piping Industry College of BC on Annacis Island
  • 6 weeks June to August

HOW DO I REGISTER?

  • submit an application package
  • participate in an interview
For more information,
Contact your School Career Advisor
or email CareerEducation@sd41.bc.ca