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Plumbing Techniques

Plumbing Techniques Ontario College Certificate

What is Plumbing Techniques?

This program provides students with the theoretical and practical training to perform most basic plumbing techniques. Students will be exposed to topics including health and safety, reading of drawings, applied math, communications, plumbing code, plumbing theory, practical application and installation practices.

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
PLTQ
Length:
1 Year
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
2 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
Location:
Midland
Start:

Fall - Midland

Winter - Midland

Contact:
Tom Roberts
Email:
Tom.Roberts@GeorgianCollege.ca
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 3731

This program provides students with the theoretical and practical training to perform most basic plumbing techniques. Students will be exposed to topics including health and safety, reading of drawings, applied math, communications, plumbing code, plumbing theory, practical application and installation practices.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • work according to contractual obligations
  • the project manual
  • and applicable laws, standards, bylaws, and codes


  • perform residential plumbing projects effectively and accurately by interpreting and producing basic data in graphic, oral and written formats


  • work responsibly and effectively with others and in accordance with appropriate practices, procedures and in compliance with health and safety legislation


  • use tools and equipment for basic installation manufacture, and repair of components to required specifications.


  • contribute to the organizing and planning of residential plumbing installation projects


  • solve routine problems related to work environments using a variety of systemic approaches


  • respond to environmental issues related to the plumbing trade.
Fall Intake - Midland

Sem 1 | Sem 2

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Fall | Winter

2016 | 2017

Winter Intake - Midland

Semester 1 | Semester 2

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Winter | Summer

2017 | 2017

OSSD or equivalent with

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

- OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

- Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College

- Most college preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Technology Foundation, Technology Fundamentals and General Arts and Science*

- Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)

- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications

- Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*

- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)

- English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

- Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

10 Mandatory Courses

1 Communications Course

1 General Education Course

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester unless otherwise stated on the course outline.

Mandatory Courses

DRFT1015 Plumbing Drafting and Blueprint Reading
ENVR1003 Environmental Health and Safety
MATH1018 Introduction to Technical Mathematics
PLMB1000 Plumbing Theory 1
PLMB1001 Plumbing Practical 1
PLMB1002 Plumbing Codes and Standards 1
PLMB1003 Plumbing Theory 2
PLMB1004 Plumbing Practical 2
PLMB1005 Plumbing Codes and Standards 2
WETC1003 Welding and Cutting Processes
Communications Course
To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
General Education Course
To be selected from College list

Faculty and alumni profiled in trades documentary

Georgian College faculty and alumni were featured in a documentary created by Rogers TV as part of the Train in Trades initiative, or TNT. Led by Mayor Jeff Lehman and MPP Rod Jackson in partnership with Georgian, TNT aims to raise awareness about local job opportunities in the skilled trades. Read more...

Faculty and alumni profiled in trades documentary

Georgian College faculty and alumni were featured in a documentary created by Rogers TV as part of the Train in Trades initiative, or TNT. Led by Mayor Jeff Lehman and MPP Rod Jackson in partnership with Georgian, TNT aims to raise awareness about local job opportunities in the skilled trades. Read more...

Connor Finley inspects a plumbing joint that he was working on at the Midland Campus

High school students get hands-on experience in skilled trades

400 students from 32 high schools across Simcoe and Muskoka attended the third annual Skilled Trades Expo. Each student picked two interactive workshops. They worked in teams and, under the guidance of Georgian College instructors, solved assigned problems related to each skilled trade they chose. Read more...

For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Contact:
Tom Roberts
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 3731

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