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Ontario College Diploma

Plumbing Technician

Duration

2 yrs (4 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.

Tap into a bright future in the plumbing industry.

Program Overview

Get an edge on the competition for apprenticeships

With so many people seeking plumbing apprenticeships in Ontario, two years of education can push you to the front of the line. In the second year of Sheridan’s Plumbing Technician program, you’ll learn advanced concepts that can save you hundreds of classroom hours during an apprenticeship. You’ll also put your new skills and knowledge to work in a field placement.

Embedded within the two-year Plumbing Technician Diploma, is the TSSA Gas Technician 3 curriculum. Students will be taught theory and obtain hands-on training in the fully accredited TSSA Gas Lab. Students who meet all the TSSA requirements will be eligible to write the Gas Technician 3 Exam for certification through the TSSA.

Study under great professors from other departments

In addition to your plumbing courses, you’ll also learn from experts in subjects such as welding or rigging and lifting. Sheridan’s welding professors are among the best in Ontario, and our millwright students often win medals at provincial and national competitions.

Explore your future lab

In the Plumbing Technician program, you'll work and study in classrooms designed to mimic workplaces in the real world. Want to see what it looks like? Take a virtual tour of the Framing and Plumbing Lab you'll use as a student in this program.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 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.

International Student?

This program is part of our new two-year graduate certificate bundles! You may be able to qualify for a three-year post-grad work permit.

Courses

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

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    TSKL 13431 Plumbing Fundamentals 1A & 1B 12
    ENGI 16048 Plumbing Trade Safety 3
    MATH 18634 Trade Calculations For Plumbing Practices 3
    TSKL 18263 Trade Blue Print Reading 1 3
    APPL 19402 Computer Applications 3
    COMM 15586 Industrial Workplace Preparation 3
    Total: 27
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ENGI 18823 Codes, Standards & Regulations 3
    TSKL 17545 Plumbing Practice 2 12
    TSKL 15586 Plumbing Theory 2 4
    CCGE Cross College General Education 3
    Total: 22
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    TBA Gas Technician III Practical One 4
    TBA Gas Technician III Theory One 4
    TBA Welding 4
    TBA Trading Blue Print Reading 2 3
    TBA  Rigging & Lifting 3
    TBA Plumbing Trade Calculations 2 3
    TBA Cross College General Education 3
    Total: 24
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    TBA Advanced Plumbing Theory 4
    TBA Advanced Plumbing Practice 8
    TBA Gas Technician III Practical Two 4
    TBA Gas Technician III Theory Two 4
    TBA Trade Field Placement  3
    BUSM 19599G Entrepreneurism Concepts, Trends, Challenges 3
    Total: 26

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

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

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)
  • One Math, Grade 11 or 12

Or 

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of their 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 Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

When you’re a licensed plumber, a career as a contractor could be just the beginning. Industry experts agree that a plumbing diploma can help open the door to various management positions.

Here are some places you might work:

  • Estimator
  • Gas fitter
  • Gas technician
  • Plumbing contractor
  • Plumbing inspector
  • Project manager
  • Site supervisor
  • Technical sales

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Degree Completion

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Learning Outcomes

The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:

  • Perform plumbing and finishing tasks with the various building stages.
  • Contribute to the follow-up of achievements book, log books and inventories.
  • Communicate efficiently orally and in writing with all the stakeholders.
  • Create databases in order to estimate equipment, materials, costs and production time required for the execution of work.
  • Interpret plans and specifications by applying plumbing codes and regulations.
  • Be a team worker and comply with schedules, costs, the quantity and quality of plumbing projects in compliance with agreements according to rules and codes.
  • Apply the mechanical plumbing principles to reach the desired energy efficiency results.
  • Comply with health and safety rules according to construction standards.
  • Comply with ethics rules regarding the standards and practices of the trade.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Internship

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

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.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

Program Fees

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

For Canadian Students

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. For English Language Studies, depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

For International Students

The fees shown here are for Fall 2021, and are subject to change. The English Language Studies program is offered to international students in 7-week sessions. The fees displayed are for each 7-week session and include tuition and health insurance. Depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

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.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 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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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Transfer Opportunities

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

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.

Program availability

Ontario College Diploma

Full-time 2 years Program code: PLUMN

Ontario College Diploma
Start date Campus Status
Jan 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Sep 2021 Davis Campus (Brampton) Waitlisted

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