Piping Trades | Assiniboine Community College

Piping Trades

Duration/Start: 9 months/September

Credential: Certificate

Learn hands-on training and develop skills with plumbing, gas, steam and pipe fitting with our Piping Trades program.

Piping Trades is a rapidly growing field that addresses the growing need for skilled workers educated in environmental and quality issues. Assiniboine’s nine-month certificate program provides training in plumbing, heating and wastewater management concerns.

Our Piping Trades program is located at the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology at Assiniboine's North Hill Campus. Completed in 2010, this 130,000 square foot facility features innovative machine shops, laboratories, computer rooms and classrooms.  

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 9 months/September

Credential Certificate

Credits 72.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus

Why choose Piping Trades?

You’ll develop fundamental skills required in the plumbing, gas, sprinkler and pipe fitting trades. Courses focus on the design and installation of piping systems used for safety and protection of property. Special emphasis is placed on the role of plumbing in public health. Your program is supported by computer-mediated instruction and students receive direction on basic computer use, word processing and email.

Our equipment includes a Honeywell DSP 3168 Gas Ignition Trainer—an appliance controlled by onboard computers that sequence operational and safety features. This trainer allows you to learn the function, installation and troubleshooting procedures for controls manufactured by Honeywell—just one of the challenging pieces of equipment we’ve got for you!

Piping Trades grads enter the workforce with highly employable skills for plumbing and heating contractors, industrial piping, public utilities, wholesale supply houses, fire sprinkler installers, and water and waste water treatment facilities. Construction, manufacturing and service industries are also lucrative areas for employment.