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. (AM Class)

Electrical: This course is designed to introduce the students to the basics of residential electrical installations. Students will take part in both theoretical and practical studies to provide them with the basic knowledge of the skills, and safety procedures required for proper electrical installations. The residential, commercial, and industrial sectors will be discussed along with approaches needed to complete small-scale electrical projects. The focus of the course will expose the students to the importance of quality, workmanship, and career opportunities within the electrical field. (PM Class)


  • There is some flexibility but students pick one AM class and one PM class.
  • Tools and equipment are provided
  • Students are provided with their first pair of safety glasses
  • Students will need CSA Green Triangle patch safety footwear
  • Classes are primarily in the shop (hands-on) with some accompanying theory


February – June (subject to change)
Plumbing / Electrical
Electrical / Plumbing

Campus Information

Waterloo Campus