Plumber – Apprenticeship

Plumber Apprenticeship Training

Program Description

This program prepares students to learn all four levels of technical training within the Plumbing Industry. It focuses on trade-specific topics per the BC Plumbing Code, enabling students to carry out various skills in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. Students graduating from this program will receive credit for all levels of apprenticeship technical training and eligibility to write the exam for the Interprovincial Standards (Red Seal) program in the trade.

Career Prospects

Plumbers can be employed by construction companies, plumbing contractors and maintenance departments, or they may be self-employed.


Location: Dawson Creek Campus

Length: Approximately 870 hours/29 weeks

Start: Current Apprenticeship level program schedule  

Fees: Current Fee Schedule 

Admission Prerequisites

Admission eligibility as per Skilled Trades BC

Important Notes

  1. The program is not eligible for Canada Student Loans.
  2. Personal protective equipment (safety wear, steel-toed boots, gloves, coveralls, etc.)
  3. Students are required to have a computer (PC or laptop) with minimum computer requirements as listed on the NLC website (
  4. The program is affiliated with the Trade Program Advisory Committee and Skilled Trades BC.
  5. The information on this program page is a summary of the official Program Completion Guide approved by NLC’s Education Council. Download a PDF of the Program Completion Guide.

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