Cities and towns all over the country provide career opportunities in many industries and sectors. For example, Toronto - Canada_s largest city - uses 1.24 million cubic metres of water on an average day, enough to fill the Rogers Centre stadium every day for a year. You can work in residential, commercial or industrial construction, installing fittings and fixtures involved in the distribution and use of water, and the safe removal of used water. You can also choose to work in maintaining, repairing, renovating and remodeling piping in existing structures. Finally, there are also opportunities to work as a plumbing wholesaler, consultant or inspector.
Plumber apprentices serve a 9,000-hour apprenticeship with 720 hours allocated to in-school training. Apprentices at Humber College attend block release classes (eight-week basic level, eight-week intermediate level and eight-week advanced level). Humber also offers an optional nine-week pre-exam Certificate of Qualification preparation course for eligible apprentices who have completed all three levels of trades school.