Associated Certification Available through NCCER (Core and Level 1 Plumbing)
The Plumbing program provides high school students with knowledge and skills to launch a career in the plumbing industry. Level 1 introduces basic skills, practices and theories of plumbing and its applications to residential and commercial settings. Topics include the plumbing code, general shop and plumbing safety, hand and power tools, and various plumbing materials.
Level 2 provides students with advanced training in the techniques, processes and theories introduced in Level 1. Plumbing fixtures, blueprint reading, estimating, trouble-shooting, fitting techniques, advanced plumbing projects and sump pumps are included.
Upon completion of level 2, students can continue their studies by entering the Work Based Learning program.
Skills and career development through the National Center for Construction Education and Research’s (NCCER) training curriculum, provides students with industry recognized credentials in a national registry. Students are also guided in preparing a resume, a portfolio, and employment interview skills. Completion of the Plumbing program offers graduates many options for employment in the construction industry and college credits can be earned. There are several colleges that offer related courses leading to Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees.