This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
ITA Source: 'Plumber' profile.
Plumbers install, alter and repair 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 26 weeks. Levels One to Three are 6 weeks each. Level Four is 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 6420 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 214 weeks of training.
Training modules are: