Job for the future Plumbers

Average hourly wage


Job description

These individuals install, repair, and maintain plumbing piping and equipment. Their work enables the distribution of water and the evacuation of waste water.

Personality profiles (RIASEC)

People with this profile prefer carrying out concrete tasks and being physically involved in what they do.
People with this profile prefer relying on theoretical knowledge before acting. They like observation, analysis and problem solving.
People with this profile prefer having responsibilities, influencing others and responding to challenges.

Main tasks

  • Read and interpret plans, drawings, and technical specifications.
  • Determine the location of pipe connections and holes required for their passage.
  • Make openings in the walls and floors.
  • Measure, cut, bend, and drill pipes.
  • Join pipes with fittings or bonding, brazing, or welding equipment.
  • Check pipes for leaks.


Most training programs are offered in French only.


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Code : 5333

Placement rate: 90.8%

4.9% of graduates pursue further studies

More on graduates’ employment situation

Targeted regions

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Mauricie
  • Estrie
  • Montréal
  • Outaouais
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Côte-Nord
  • Nord-du-Québec
  • Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Laval
  • Lanaudière
  • Laurentides
  • Montérégie
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • All regions/national

Last update: March 17, 2023


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