Career Major - Plumber Assistant

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Plumber Assistant - Alva Campus
Students enrolled in the Plumber Assistant Career Major will learn measurement and drawings, fixtures, faucets and fittings, water supply, fuel gas systems, installing and maintaining both commercial and residential plumbing and water supplies. Students will cover a construction core, tool handling, and safety.

Career Major Length: 1005 hours

SOC Code: 47-2152
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Intro to Plumbing 30
Construction Core 120
Electrical Safety in Construction 15
Drawing and Document Management 45
Plumbing Tools, Measurements and Drawings 45
Fittings (Plastic, Copper, Cast Iron) 45
Fixtures and Faucets 15
Water Distribution, Drain, Waste and Vent Systems 60
Plumbing Applied Math 45
Water Supply Piping 45
Installing Fixtures, Valves, Faucets & Water Heaters 45
Servicing Plumbing Systems 30
Fuel Gas Systems 30
Indirect & Special Waste Systems & Sewage Pumps 30
Private Water and Waste Supply Systems 60
Backflow Preventers, Water Pressure Boosters & Recirculation 60
Hydronic & Solar Heating Systems 15
Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, Mobile Homes & Compressed Air 30
Capstone 240

Campus Location
: Alva

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes, for those who qualify.

Who Can Enroll: High School Juniors and Seniors & Adults

Student Organization: SkillsUSA

Tuition and Materials Use Fees:
Full-time in-district adult tuition - $2,010
Full-time out-of-district adult - $4,020
Full-time materials use fees - $503

Salary Range:

Helpful Attributes and Abilities:

  • Analytical skills
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Working with hand tools
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Math skills

Cluster: Architecture & Construction

Pathway: Construction

Instructor: Mr. Dennis Bushman

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Updated 6/9/15