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Course Outlines

Course outlines are provided here for your information and reference as they become available and have received the required approvals.

Available BCIT course outlines can be accessed by selecting the term, the course subject and the course number from the dropdown list(s) below. If outlines are available for your selected term and course, they will then be listed. If any of these steps don’t result in what you are looking for, it indicates that no outline is currently available. If you are looking for an outline from a current term please check back closer to the start of the course or consult another outline from a previous term.  Please keep in mind that the content from previous outlines may be different than current offerings of the course. For historical outlines not covered in this system please contact BCIT Library at 604-432-8370 to see if they have the outline you require.

The course outline is a statement of educational intent and direction, providing BCIT students with clear, concise, accurate and readily available information related to course content and administration. BCIT course outlines are governed by Policy 5403 and the creation of course outlines is subject to the procedure described in 5403-PR1.

Plumber Appr Harmonized - APLB


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Perform Safety Related Functions:
    • Maintain safe work environment.
    • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety equipment.
    • Perform lock-out and tag-out procedures.
    • Practice fire prevention.
  • Use Tools and Equipment:
    • Use common tools and equipment.
    • Use access equipment.
    • Use rigging, hoisting, lifting, and positioning equipment.
    • Rig loads for cranes.
    • Use soldering and brazing equipment.
    • Use welding equipment.
    • Use technical instruments and testers.
  • Perform Routine Trade Activities:
    • Use mathematics and science.
    • Interpret drawings and specifications.
    • Use codes, regulations .
  • Prepare Piping and Components:
    • Prepare pipe.
    • Join tube, tubing and pipe.
    • Install pipe.
    • Install valves.
    • Install fittings.
    • Penetrate structures.
  • Use Communication Techniques:
    • Use communication techniques.
  • Apply Electrical Concepts:
    • Use the principles of electricity.
    • Use electrical wiring diagrams and schematics.
    • Apply single-phase motor theory.
    • Apply three-phase motor theory.
    • Apply wiring practices.
    • Interpret the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC).

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2019

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