Apprenticeship training

Plumbing and piping

Get your Plumbing Red Seal

Plumbing is a nationally designated trade under the Interprovincial Red Seal program. Earning your Plumbing Red Seal Endorsement marks you as a skilled worker and can open job opportunities for you across Canada.

UFV currently offers apprenticeship Level 2 for the Plumbing Apprenticeship program.

If you are not currently working as a plumber, you may consider enrolling first in UFV's Plumbing Foundation program to gain the entry-level skills needed to secure employment. As a graduate of the program, you get advanced apprenticeship placement when you find an employer to sponsor you.

Entrance Requirements

Please email if you have any questions.

Upcoming schedule

Level 2

March 25, 2019 to May 3, 2019

Class days/hours

Monday to Friday, 8 am to 2 pm.

Please email if you have any questions.

Steps to apply

  1. Submit an online application through the UFV portal for the Plumbing Apprenticeship program (please note you will apply for apprenticeship but not a specific level as that will be determined in step 2).
  2. You will then receive an email, to the email address you submitted on the application, asking for additional information (level required, ITA #, employer, etc).
  3. You will then be scheduled for the next available intake.

Apprenticeship Tax Credits

If you are enrolled in an apprenticeship program administered through the Industry Training Authority (ITA), you may qualify to receive grants and subsidies.

Please visit the ITA website for more information.

There are also tax credits available for employers sponsoring students through their apprenticeships.

Fees and costs

Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 2 — fees and costs 2018/19
Length 6 weeks
Tuition $807.00
Student Fees $155.20
Total $962.20

Please note: Fees are subject to change without notice. Revised: September 2018

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