Interested in improving your plumbing skills and advancing in your trade? Have you considered plumbing as a career and would like to know more? As a rookie plumber in this program, you will learn basic plumbing concepts and gain experience handling tools and parts necessary to make your next home improvement project a success.
If you are a professional wanting to expand your skills, consider the more advanced or specialized plumbing courses available, such as Cross Connection Control or Combustion Analysis.
To get started in this apprenticeship, the Plumber Job Readiness course provides basic information on the trade and explains how plumbing codes and standards fit into daily tasks. A significant amount of time in this course is spent on safely handling tools, parts and equipment related to the plumbing industry.
Plumbing is a recognized trade in Alberta, and plumbers continue to be steadily employed and financially rewarded in their line of work. As a plumber, you will work in commercial, institutional, industrial, public and residential settings. You might install new systems in new buildings or repair and replace parts and systems that no longer work or need to be upgraded.
You can earn a NAIT Plumber Job Readiness certificate that will prove you have the knowledge, skills and ambition to become a plumber.
If you need to update your Plumbing Cross Connection Control Device Testing Procedure, you can earn recertification through the PLMR181 course.