Plumbers

(NOC 7251)
+21.54%
 

Requirement

To be a plumber, pipefitter or gas fitter, you must have some high school education or a high school diploma.

To gain trade certification, you must finish an apprenticeship program, or have a combination of experience and high school, college or industry courses. You may need trade certification in the province/territory where you'll work.

Qualified tradespersons may also obtain interprovincial (Red Seal) trade certification, which provides job mobility throughout the country.

Many recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate.

Get more info on how to become a plumber.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma
Certificate
Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Maintenance
Water/gas service
Construction/manufacturing
Diagrams/blueprints
Physical work

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Math
Industrial Arts
Sciences

Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing Certificate
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing Certificate
Plumber Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing Certificate
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Plumber Certificate; Apprenticeship
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NAIT
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Plumber Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Modified on August 16, 2023