Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 Industry Training Authority (ITA) approved apprenticeship training
All NIC training programs follow the criteria set by the Industry Training Authority (ITA) to ensure your trade qualifications meet current industry standards.
PBA-100, Level 1, six weeks
PBA-200, Level 2, six weeks
PBA-300, Level 3, six weeks
PBA-400, Level 4, eight weeks
NIC works closely with industry to ensure your apprenticeship training is of the highest quality. For upcoming apprenticeship training schedules view the Schedules tab. For more information on apprenticeships visit the ITA website.
You are required to obtain the following basic supplies and tools:
Upgrade your English, math and science courses for entry into the program of your choice. Succeed with the help of NIC’s supportive instructors. Courses are flexible and start several times a year so you can learn at your own pace. We offer daytime and evening options. Learn more
Dates and classes may change or be cancelled depending on demand.
Note: Apprentices enrolling in technical training must take their training in sequential order, levels 1, then 2, then 3 then 4. You must complete all levels of technical training to be eligible to write the Interprovincial (Red Seal) examination.
PBA-300 – Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 3
PBA-400 – Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 4
Costs indicated are estimates for a 100% course load per year, unless otherwise noted. Additional fees may also include necessary equipment, supplies, NIC appointed uniforms, or field trips not included in these estimates.
While we do our best to share accurate and timely fee information, changes may occur. For more information, visit tuition page.
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