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You May Be Interested If:

You have an interest in a career as a plumber. You can take your first step toward a career as a professional tradesperson through the dual credit program - and there's no better place to start than Sheridan.

What Students Are Saying About This Program

“What I liked about the courses is that they are very detailed and hands on so it’s easier to learn. The dual credit experience has changed my outlook about my future career goals because it gave me a good sense of what I will be going through and what I’ll try to go for.”

“Met awesome people and got knowledge in Plumbing. Now I know what I want to do.”

What Will I Learn/Do?

You’ll be taking three courses: one that will make you aware of schematics, one that will allow you to develop and practise workplace skills in Sheridan’s well-designed and equipped shop setting and one course that will teach you how to stay safe on the job.

Secondary Credits  3 3
Days/Wk 2 5
# wks 14 7
Hrs/Day 5 5
Term Fall Spring
Campus/City Davis/Brampton
Courses Plumbing Fundamentals 1A  Trade Blue Print Reading 1  Plumbing Trade Safety
Dual Credit Codes TSB4T TDF4T TSM4T
College Codes TSKL13431 TSKL18263

Course Descriptions:

Plumbing Fundamentals:

You will learn to use plumbing tools in a safe and efficient manner. Techniques in cutting and joining different materials are practiced. Precision measuring and checking techniques are used throughout the course. Fitting and assembly projects are completed using, hand tools and power tools common to the plumbing industry.

Blueprint Reading & Trade Documentation:

Here you will learn to interpret the symbols on schematic diagrams and plumbing layout diagrams and match these to typical plumbing devices. Time spent in the workshop area will allow you to develop the skills you’ll need to make safe and correct plumbing connections. This skill and knowledge will help you to plan, lay out and build plumbing installations found in the typical residence.

Trade Safety 1:

Working safely is important. In this course you are taught how to stay safe in a potentially dangerous environment. You will learn about the common causes of workplace accidents and how to foresee and prevent them from happening. Personal and workplace safety while working with plumbing equipment are emphasized throughout the course. Successful completion of the first aid and CPR training leads to a First Aid Standard with Level C CPR certification.

Pathways to Full Time Sheridan Programs:

Your dual credit program offers you the chance to get a head start on the full time one year Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing program, which offers an Ontario College Certificate. If you apply and are offered admission to this full time program, the courses you complete successfully in your dual credit program will be counted as already completed.

Further Academic/Career Pathways:

Sheridan is recognized for excellence in skilled trades instruction. Our graduates have an outstanding track record, and employers seek them out for plumbing apprenticeships. The one-year Mechanical Techniques-Plumbing certificate program is the gateway to a full plumbing apprenticeship.