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Mechanical Techniques student working with plumbing equipment

Ontario College Certificate

Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

For the Fall 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View details on delivery modes for all programs.

The shortest route to a career in plumbing.

Program Overview

Prepare for your career

The Sheridan Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing program offers superior training and a pathway to apprenticeship as a plumber. Sheridan's plumbing program stands out from the rest with its excellent instructors, superior equipment and facilities, and a strong reputation among employers.

Top-notch apprenticeship training

Sheridan's plumbing certificate program provides top-notch preparation for apprenticeship in the plumbing field. In just 28 weeks, learn the most current practices in the plumbing trade while earning a credential that employers will respect. It's the first step towards a career as a professional tradesperson.

Great instructors

Sheridan instructors have years of industry experience as plumbers and practitioners and contractors. They'll serve as mentors and career coaches long after you've graduated.

Additional information

This program trains students for entry-level positions in the field of plumbing. Plumbers install, repair and maintain pipes, fixtures and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution and waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

Students also learn how to conduct a job search, maintain proper work documentation, and communicate effectively on the job.

The skills you'll learn go beyond the minimum requirements to become a plumbing apprentice. You'll enter the workforce as a confident, capable plumbing apprentice with a solid foundation to build on.

Explore your future classroom

As a student in our Plumbing – Mechanical Techniques program, you’ll work in labs designed to imitate the real-world workplace. Want a look inside? Take a virtual tour of our Framing and Plumbing Lab.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    TSKL13431Plumbing Fundamentals 1A6
    TSKL18823Plumbing Fundamentals 1B6
    ENGI16048Plumbing Trade Safety3
    MATH18634Trade Calculations for Plumbing Practices3
    TSKL18263Trade Blue Print Reading3
    APPL19402Computer Applications3
    COMM15586Industrial Workplace Preparation3
    Total:27
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ENGI18823Codes, Standards and Regulations3
    TSKL17545Plumbing Practice 212
    TSKL15586Plumbing Theory 24
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:22

Courses subject to change.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U).

or

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Career Opportunities

Sheridan is recognized for excellence in skilled trades instruction. The one-year Plumbing certificate program is the gateway to a full plumbing apprenticeship.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Degree Completion

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Learning Outcomes

    The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

    • Complete all work in compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
    • Contribute to the application of quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
    • Comply with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
    • Support sustainability best practices in workplaces.
    • Use current and emerging technologies to support the implementation of mechanical and manufacturing projects.
    • Troubleshoot and solve standard mechanical problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanics.
    • Contribute to the interpretation and preparation of mechanical drawings and other related technical documents.
    • Perform routine technical measurements accurately using appropriate instruments and equipment.
    • Assist in manufacturing, assembling, maintaining and repairing mechanical components according to required specifications.
    • Select, use and maintain machinery, tools and equipment for the installation, manufacturing and repair of basic mechanical components.

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program Fees

    Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

    The fees shown here are for the 2021–2022 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

    Fees For Canadian Students

    Fees for Canadian students

    $4,611.00
    Fees for International Students

    Fees for International students

    $18,402.00

    Financial Aid & Awards

    Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

    All new international students beginning their studies in the Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

    Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

    Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

    Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

    The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

    Applications close on May 26. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

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    Workshop Schedule

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    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program Mission

    Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

    Program Vision

    Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

    Critical Performance Statement

    Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Certificate

    Full-time 1 year Program code: PLUMB

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    Start date Campus Status
    Jan 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
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    Succeed in an in-demand industry

    Sheridan’s Plumbing program gives you the theory and practical skills to become an apprentice plumber. Learn to install, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, systems and equipment. Small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities and expert faculty make Sheridan a great choice for skilled trades education.

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