Plumbing and Heating

Are you a mechanical person who has an interest in building things? Check out Plumbing and Heating, a one-year, three credit program that follows Construction Technology where you will learn all of the skills the construction industry is seeking in qualified candidates! You will learn in state-of-the-art lab and even help build a real house that is sold to benefit the Education Foundation! You will have the opportunity to earn your OSHA 10 Certification!

This one year course covers a wide variety of plumbing and heating applications. Students in this class learn about plumbing, piping, residential and commercial plumbing installations, hydronic heating, controls and solar technologies. A part of the course work deals with pipe drafting and plan layout. Graduates of this program are eligible for apprenticeship in the Plumbing and Heating trade as second year apprentices. Students will prepare for the following credentials or certifications: National Association of Home Builders HBI/NAHB- Plumbing Basic; Skills Connect Assessment (SkillsUSA)-Plumbing; and the Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination.

In addition to going straight to the work force, our graduates have many options after successfully completing their courses! Further your education at a community college, technical school or university.picture of plumbing student
Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors: Apprenticeship
Plumbers and Pipefiters Union: Apprenticeship and Welding Certification
Gas Fitter
Plumbing Contractor

All students at the Tech Center have the option to obtain an internship towards the end of their experience here. The philosophy is that there is invaluable knowledge and experience to be gained working side-by-side with a professional in an actual environment.

Below are some of the great internships our students have had, thanks to Plumbing and Heating!

Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Apprenticeship
Plumbers and Pipefiters Union: Apprenticeship and Welding Certification

Instructor:  Will Beaton

Pic of plumbing teacher Will Beaton