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Mechanical Techniques Plumbing

Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing

Mechanical Techniques Plumbing

Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing

Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing

Grab a wrench and jump into the high-demand skilled trade field of plumbing. This program offers superior training and a pathway to the plumber apprenticeship as you gain valuable skills from experienced professors.

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Program Description

As a student in the Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing program, you will learn basic skills and how to install, repair and maintain pipes, fixtures and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution, all while using the most contemporary equipment within state-of-the-art facilities. 

You will focus on:

  • Compliance with current health and safety legislation
  • Compliance with current legislation and standards in the plumbing sector
  • Interpretation of mechanical drawings and other related technical documents
  • Installation techniques
  • Waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings will be discussed
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Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status
  • Grade 12 English (C or U) 
  • Grade 12 mathematics (C, M or U) - technical Mathematics (recommended)
  • Two senior-level credits

This program may be highly competitive and have a specific selection process and application deadline. For information, please contact recruitment@durhamcollege.ca or call 905.721.3000.

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Career Options

WHAT YOU COULD BE:

  • Plumber apprentice
  • Industry salesperson

WHERE YOU COULD WORK:

  • Building maintenance operations
  • Plumbing contractors (with appropriate licensing)
  • Plumbing parts and service industry
  • Wholesale supply houses
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Program Costs

YEAR ONE FEESDomesticInternational
Tuition$2,851$12,622
Compulsory Ancillary

$1,141

$1,541
Program Incidental$0$0
Total Fees:$3,991$14,163

Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.

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Post-Admission Communications Assessment

To help prepare you for success in your program and in your future career, all students accepted into this program will complete an assessment to determine your reading comprehension and writing skills. For more information please visit the post-admission communications assessment website.

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Opportunities For Degree Completion Or Additional Credentials

Qualified graduates can go on to take Durham College’s:

Graduates may also be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study through Durham College’s partnerships with many Canadian and international colleges and universities.

Please visit the Transfer Guide for more information.

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