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Plumbing Technician

Students learn plumbing concepts and installation online and apply these skills in the field during the externship
105 to 145 Hours
  • 30 Instructional Hours
  • 75 Self-Study Hours
  • 40 Externship Hours
Duration 3 or 6 months
No Prerequisites
Mentor Supported
Certificate in Plumbing Theory
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This knowledge-based Plumbing Course teaches the A–Z of the plumbing trade and is taught by a licensed plumbing instructor, rapidly preparing students for entry-level work in plumbing.


Receive consistent, high-level instruction in everything related to plumbing in topics such as tools, safety, the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), all major systems and subsystems such as: drain, waste and vent, toilets, laves, tubs, fixtures, water heaters, commercial grease traps and so much more! You’ll learn the rough-in, top-out and installation of all new construction plumbing, as well as basic plumbing repair and maintenance.


The Plumbing Course prepares individuals for entry-level employment in positions involving Plumbing Assistance (SOC 49-3015, Helpers-Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, Steamfitters, US Department of Labor) and entry-level and exempt plumbing work classified as General Maintenance and Repair (SOC 49-9071 US Department of Labor).


Includes Instruction in:

  • History, Safety

  • Tools, Plan Reading

  • Plumbing Systems and Subsystems

  • Cutting, Installation, Testing, Service & Repair

  • Drain, Waste & Vent (DWV) Systems

  • Gas, Fire Sprinklers, Water Heaters and More!

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