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.
Plumbing Fundamentals 1A
Students learn to use plumbing tools in a safe and efficient manner. Techniques in cutting and joining different materials are practised. 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.
Plumbing Trade Safety
Students learn how to create a safe working environment specific to the plumbing industry. Topics include how to recognize hazards, causes of accidents, accident prevention techniques as well as health and safety legislation and procedures.
Trade Blue Print Reading 1
Students learn to read, interpret, and apply information from construction drawings and specifications. Within these drawings, they learn to identify surfaces and objects, both hidden and in view, and study isometrics, sections and dimensions. Students create basic shop drawings using sketching and drafting techniques and tools.
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.