How to become a Plumber in Canada?
Plumbers perform repairs, installation, and maintenance of piping systems in residential and commercial buildings. A plumber in Canada usually works 40 hours a week. An average wage for a Canadian plumber ranges from $50,000 to $75,000. However, it could take many years of to reach that income levels. Plumber’s work is a physically labor and it typically involves indoor and outdoor work.
- Four years of secondary school
- Find a plumbing company that will train a new plumber
- Complete 9,000 hours of classroom education and on-site training through the apprenticeship program.
- Pass the Certification of Qualification trade certification examination.
- Take the Red Seal Plumbing Exam, administered by the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA).