Sprinkler Systems Installer

Sprinkler Systems Installers fabricate, install, test, maintain, inspect and repair sprinkler systems on commercial and industrial sites.

The Sprinkler System Installer apprenticeship program is 4 years with 1600 hours of on-the-job training and 8 weeks of RDC technical training in each of the first three years and 1800 hours of on-the-job training in year four.  There is no technical training required for the fourth year of the apprenticeship.

1st Year Apprentices

If you are a 1st year Apprentice, you need to be registered with Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) prior to applying at Red Deer College. Also, you need to be employed for a certain number of hours prior to you attending your first year technical training at RDC.  More information on becoming an apprentice.
Registration for the Sprinkler Systems Installer program opens May 30, 2019

Registered Apprentices learn How to Register

Sprinkler System Installer 2019 – 2020

1st Period

January 06, 2020 - February 28, 2020

March 02, 2020 - April 24, 2020

2nd Period

October 21, 2019 - December 13, 2019

March 02, 2020 - April 24, 2020

3rd Period

January 06, 2020 - February 28, 2020

May 04, 2020 - June 26, 2020


Tuition Fees:
Class Length Tuition Other Fees Student Pays
1st - 3rd - 8 weeks $784 $221 $1,005
4th - 1800 hours On-The-Job Traning      

Books and Supply Costs: 

SSI Course Costs

Learn about funding options, parking, residence and more.

Learn about our Pre-employment program. Pre-employment programs are not available for all trades.