Plumbing

Plumbing


Program Overview

The Plumbing program is a full-time, 720-clock hour certificate course. This program combines classroom, laboratory and hands-on learning experiences enabling students to become proficient in the installation, repair, and maintenance of residential, commercial, and industrial plumbing systems. 


Included in the instruction is the theory and application of basic principles germane to installing and servicing various plumbing systems; learning the identity and application of various fittings, valves, and fixtures; the use of technical reference manuals; the diagnosis of malfunctions; the overhaul, repair and adjustments of valves and parts in pumps, pipes, tubing, valves, springs, and connections; the repair of electric controlled fixtures and valves; and plumbing skills necessary to install complete plumbing systems.


What You’ll Learn

  • Plumbing Safety 

  • Tools of the Plumbing Trade

  • Plumbing (Applied) Math

  • Schematics, Isometrics, Blueprints

  • Plastic & Copper Pipe & Fittings 

  • Cast-Iron & Steel Pipe & Fittings 

  • Pipe Cutting & Threading 

  • Sewerage & Pumps Systems

  • Installing Roof, Floor & Area Drains 

  • Plumbing Valves & Fixtures

  • DWV Systems


  • Water Distribution Systems

  • Private Water Supply Systems 

  • Private Waste Disposal Systems

  • Design & Sizing of Water Piping

  • Air, Fuel Gas & Fuel Oil Systems

  • Basic Electricity & Water Heaters

  • Service Plumbing

  • Plumbing Testing & Code Studies 

  • Employability Skills

  • Aerial Lift Safety


Check out the full curriculum here


Certifications

Students have the opportunity to earn the following industry-recognized credentials:


  • National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Core

  • NCCER Level-1 - Plumbing

  • NCCER Level-2 - Plumbing

  • NCCER Level-3 - Plumbing

  • OSHA 10-Hour – Construction

  • Aerial Lift Safety

  • First Aid/CPR

  • National Career Readiness - ACT

Admission Requirements
Age 18 or older
High School Diploma or HSE (GED)
Background Check
Program Costs
Tuition/Fees: $11,061
Cost per clock hour: $15.36

Technology Requirements
All necessary technology is provided to students in each classroom and lab during normal class hours. Students who wish to access school email or Canvas (our learning management system) outside of normal class hours will need access to the internet and a personal device.
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WorkKeys® Assessment
The WorkKeys® Assessment is administered as part of the registration process. Students will complete the following sections: 
 
Applied Math - critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and problem-solving techniques. 
Graphic Literacy - skills needed to locate and use information from charts, diagrams, etc. 
Workplace Documents - ability to understand written text to complete a task.   
 
Each assessment is scored individually on a possible range of < 3-7. 
 

 Section

Recommended Scores 

Applied Math

Graphic Literacy 

Workplace Documents

 
Students are scheduled an appointment to complete the WorkKeys® Assessment upon submission of the Adult Learner Registration Form and a $75 non-refundable registration fee. Learn more about how the ACT® WorkKeys® Assessment can work for you.

Schedule

Start date
August 2022
Mondays, Wednesdays
1st and 3rd Friday of each month
7:30am to 4:00pm
720 total hours (10 months)

Instructor

James Cadamy

Contact Us

Student Services
(614) 836-4541 ext. 1537
[email protected]
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