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Plumbing Apprenticeship (Year 2)

Description

This class is held in the fall. Please check back in mid-July for future available dates.

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What is Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship is an occupational training that combines on-the-job experience with classroom instruction. Apprentices usually begin at half the salary of journeymen - those who have completed their training and have industry certification.

Apprentices receive pay increases as they learn to perform more complex tasks. When they become journeymen, they increase their chances of entering a well-paid job industry and may become supervisors or go into business for themselves.

Course Content

  • Introduction to the Plumbing Profession
  • Plumbing Safety
  • Plumbing Tools
  • Plumbing Math
  • Piping
  • Pipe Fitting
  • Fixtures and Faucets
  • Drain, Waste and Vent Systems
  • Water Distribution Systems
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Instillation and Testing
  • Basic Electricity
  • Water Heaters
  • Corrugated and Stainless Steel Tubing
  • Fuel Gas Systems
  • Backflow System

Plumbing Diagram

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