Course Description

This facilitated online course will familiarize learners with the BC Plumbing Code. Suitable for those with little experience or as a refresher for those familiar with the Code, this interactive course provides a variety of learning activities to assist with mastering the material. Building inspectors will find this course particularly helpful to prepare for the International Plumbing Code Level 1 Plumbing Inspector Examination. Topics covered include:

  • key definitions
  • tips on how to the navigate the Code
  • an introduction to drainage, waste and venting (DWV) systems
  • basic wet vented and circuit vented systems
  • water pipe sizing for both residential and small commercial buildings

Learners will have the ability to work through the content and activities at their own pace over a three-month period, with email access to their instructor throughout the course.  There are no set lecture times that need to be attended and all lessons are available on an ongoing basis.


Access to a computer and the Internet is required.  Headsets are recommended to listen to video and audio components of the course.  A copy of the 2018 BC Plumbing Code is required for reference.

This program qualifies for the StrongerBC future skills grant, which provides funding of up to $3500 per person for short-term skills training. Please visit the ProSIT StrongerBC page to confirm your eligibility and to learn how to apply.

As part of the StrongerBC future skills grant program, this course has the option to use grant funding to subsidize the cost of the required textbook. If you have grant funding remaining and would like to use it towards your textbook, this can be done by submitting proof of payment to prosit@camosun.ca, for a reimbursement of up to $65.

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Supported by the Province of British Columbia

Course Details
Section Title
Plumbing Code Overview
Oct 02, 2023 to Jan 02, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $525.00
Section Notes
Your instructor will email you with further course details and instructions on how to login to the online platform Desire to Learn (D2L) before the course start date.

Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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