Class Descriptions

Plumbing: This course will introduce students to the basic tools, materials, equipment, methods and current regulations as they relate to the residential plumbing field. Students will demonstrate the basic ability to identify, select and install common plumbing piping materials and fixtures. This course will introduce students to the Ontario Building Code relating to Plumbing. Students will use the current regulations to install typical residential fixtures and associated piping and venting.

Welding: This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of Oxy-Fuel Welding (OFW), Brazing (OFB) and Cutting (OFC), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Theory class will cover the safe setup and working practices of these processes as well as introduce the student to the fundamental concepts involved in each process operation. The shop component will see the student implement safe working practices along with skills development in the area of OFW, OFB, OFC, SMAW. Students will practice the butt, lap and t-joint on mild steel using the above welding processes.


  • Tools and equipment are provided
  • Students are provided with their first pair of safety glasses
  • Students will needĀ CSA Green Triangle patch safety footwear
  • Classes are primarily shop time (hands-on) with some accompanying theory


September – December (subject to change)
1:30-3:30 9:00-12:00

Campus Information

Waterloo Campus