Ian Cornwall
Eric Bradbury
Lewis Martin


A plumber does the following:

  • Plans, designs, installs and services many different types of piping systems.
  • Installs plumbing water supply, drainage and fixtures, hot water heating systems, natural gas and propane systems.
  • Blueprint reading, drafting and sketching.
  • Works with pipe – brass, copper, steel, cast iron, aluminum and many different plastics.
  • Works with valves, controls, fittings.
  • Measures, cuts, threads, solders, braze welds, clamps, bends, glues, crimps and generally fastens, assembles and installs.
  • Renovate, maintain and repair existing piping systems.
  • A plumber must be intelligent, able to make decisions and be productive.
  • Must be physically fit and agile.


  • Available in Burnaby
  • Daytime Options
  • Level 1 eLearning Option (Self Paced)

Excellent plumbers make in excess of $27.00 per hour plus benefits on average.

The following is the price breakdown for levels one through four:

Level Fees Amount
Level One Tuition Fee $500
(5 weeks) Registration Fee $250
Total $750
Level Two Tuition Fee $500
(5 weeks) Registration Fee $250
National Plumbing Code $185
Total $935
Level Three Tuition Fee $500
(5 weeks) Registration Fee $250
Domestic/Commercial Gas Fitting, Level “B” Part I $75
Cross Connection Control Manual $95
CSA B149.1 National Gas Code $240
Total $1160
Level Four Gas Fitting Level “B” Exam Fee (Payable to Safety Authority approx $300)
(7 weeks) Tuition Fee $660
Registration Fee $250
Domestic/Commercial Gas Fitting, Level “B” Part II $140
Total $1050



We constantly strive to provide the most flexible and accessible training through creative training solutions.


PVC is committed to employers and apprentices to ensure that no one is left behind and that everyone has a voice in apprenticeship.


In the ever changing landscape of technology, PVC strives to be a leader with training delivery through our use of available systems. This creates a flourishing learning environment for our apprentices to succeed.


Respect, understanding, and perspective are tools we use to foster a loyal relationship with our apprentices and employers.

Mailing Address

Pacific Vocational College
4064 McConnell Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 3A8


Phone: 604.421.5255
Fax: 604.421.7445