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Plumbing and Pipefitting

Post-Secondary Education - Trades & Technology

Sask Polytech Applied Certificate

If you love working with your hands, the Plumbing and Pipefitting Applied Certificate Program can help launch you into a career in the trades.

This program provides entry level knowledge and skill development in plumbing installation, water supplies, waste systems and plumbing fixtures. Trade time and academic credit may be available to graduates who find employment in the trade and register as apprentices. The Plumbing and Pipefitting Applied Certificate Program is approximately 18 weeks long.

Graduates may find a variety of employment opportunities in industrial, commercial or residential settings.

The Plumbing and Pipefitting Applied Certificate Program is approximately 18 weeks long.

The following courses are offered:

DRAW 101 - Blueprint Reading

You will study drafting fundamentals and practice line drawing techniques, applying them to orthographic and isometric projections. You will apply industry symbols and language as it applies to blueprints and specifications. You will produce and interpret basic shop drawings and piping sketches as used at a typical work site.

Credit Units: 3 Course Hours: 45.0

JOBS 125 - Essential Job Skills

You will develop essential job skills by preparing job search documents and practicing effective interpersonal communication skills for the workplace.

Credit Units: 1 Course Hours: 15.0

PIPE 102 - Pipe Fabrication Theory

You will discuss trigonometry as it applies to the piping trades. You will learn piping layout, fabrication and support and sleeving techniques. You will be introduced to the common piping materials utilized within the two trades. You also will define piping system protection and system commissioning.

Credit Units: 4 Course Hours: 60.0

PIPE 103 - Pipe Fabricaiton Shop

You will work with copper, plastic and steel piping materials to assemble shop projects. You will apply trigonometry functions for solving piping risers, rolling offsets and equal spread offset piping installations. You will install piping supports and sleeves in accordance to codebook protocols for optimal system protection. Your will pressure test, then activate each project in accordance to local codes and the local authority having jurisdiction.

Credit Units: 3 Course Hours: 45.0

PLMB 102 - Codebook Theory

You will practice the fundamental use of the National Plumbing Code of Canada (NPC). You will explain the components of a potable water system and a drainage and vent system. You will apply the NPC in sizing the components of drainage and vent system. You will install a domestic plumbing system.

Credit Units: 4 Course Hours: 60.0

PLMB 103 - Gasfitting Theory

You will develop the required skills necessary for the installation of a domestic gas piping system. You will be introduced to the gas science applications used in industry, along with the code requirements for proper piping installations. The course emphasizes the safety factors involved in working with natural and propane gas and the importance of accurate code interpretation.

Credit Units: 3 Course Hours: 45.0

PLMB 104 - Gasfitting Shop

You will develop the required skills necessary for the installation of a domestic gas piping system. You will develop pressure testing protocols used similarly within the gas fitting field. The course emphasizes the safety factors involved in working with natural and propane gas and the importance of accurate code interpretation.

Credit Units: 1 Course Hours: 15.0

SFTY 139 - Trade Related Safety

You will study general safety as it applies to the plumbing and pipefitting trades. You will be introduced to the Workplace hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and articles of the Occupational Health and Safety OH&S) Act & Regulations that apply to these two trades.

Credit Units: 2 Course Hours: 30.0

TOOL 118 - Basic Tools and Materials Theory

You will learn to use most of the hand and power tools utilized in the plumbing and pipefitting trades. You will develop skills in the safe lifting and moving of materials and equipment used in the shop. You will learn rigging theory and basic rigging techniques used in the industry. You will discuss the types of cranes, crane safety and signaling. You will also study the types of slings, sling configurations and knots utilized for securing loads. You will discuss soldering and brazing material types and the techniques used for joining similar and dissimilar metals.

Credit Units: 4 Course Hours: 60.0

TOOL 119 - Basic Tools and Materials Shop

You will use most of the hand and power tools utilized in the plumbing and pipefitting trades. You will practice safe lifting and moving techniques for materials and equipment used in the shop. You will apply basic rigging techniques and crane signals for hoisting pipe bundles, valves and other trade related materials and equipment. You will practice soldering and brazing with similar and dissimilar metals.

Credit Units: 3 Course Hours: 45.0

WLDR 135 - Welding

You will identify the safe assembly, operation and maintenance of oxy-fuel cutting (OFC) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) processes. You will also demonstrate the safe operation of oxy-fuel cutting (OFC) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW).

Credit Units: 2 Course Hours: 30.0

WORK 105 - Work Experience

You will gain valuable experience through a two-week (60 hour) job placement in industry. You will have the opportunity to apply your trade-related technical skills as you increase your understanding of the workplace and employer's needs.

Credit Units: 0 Course Hours: 60.0

Prerequisites:

Grade 11 & English Language Requirement.  Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through a special admission assessment.

*Apply before October 15, 2017 and be entered to win a $1,000 Scholarship!!!

Application Fee:$ 45.00
Total: $ 45.00

Tuition & Fees - $3,100  (estimate based on 2017 tuition & fees and is subject to change without notice)

Books & Materials - $1,155  (estimate based on 2017 books & materials and is subject to change without notice)

Program Details

Location:HUMBOLDT
Start Date:February 01, 2018
Dates & Times:

Starts February 2018

*Apply before October 15, 2017 and be entered to win a $1,000 Scholarship!!!

Status: APPLY NOW
Application Notes:

*Apply before October 15, 2017 and be entered to win a $1,000 Scholarship!!!

For More Information Contact Us At

306.682.2623 or 1.800.667.2623