Public post-secondary institutions in BC are prepared to welcome new and current students for classes in Fall 2020 through a variety of learning methods while continuing to adhere to public health guidelines.
In addition to their current services for students, institutions are also developing supports to ensure a smooth and successful transition into the new learning methods for their programs.
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Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).
View upcoming training dates on TTC.
This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
ITA Source: 'Plumber' profile.
Plumbers install, repair, and maintain the systems that keep water and waste disposal systems running.
The program combines technical and work-based training. It generally takes four years to complete.
The technical training is made up of four levels totaling 30 weeks (900 hours). Levels One and Three are 7 weeks each. Levels Two and Four are 8 weeks. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 6,300 hours. Based on a 30-hour work-week this involves 210 weeks of training.
For details about the Pan-Canadian Harmonization Initiative and recent changes to the program structure, visit the ITA website OPSN 2018 001.1 .
Training modules are: