Equipment and controls for systems used to transport water, waste, gases or hot liquids. Plumbers may specialize in specific types of work such as installing water conditioners, plumbing in houses under construction, roughing-in after the frame and roof of a new building are in place and plumbing in commercial, institutional, industrial or public buildings. Heavy lifting may be required.
Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.
To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.
See the Apprentice System of Training to find out about becoming a registered apprentice.
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Experienced instructors with skills honed from years in the helped prepare Ashley for work in the real world. He appreciated they taught using real-life scenarios and tips and tricks needed to solve unexpected problems.
There’s no better indicator of success than landing employment before school is finished, which is exactly what happened for Vanessa.
“The teachers know everything there is to know. They bring knowledge and experience to the class.”
“There was no job guarantee when I graduated from university and there is with this. It got me work right away,” she says. “You have the skills and knowledge to go straight into the industry.”