Plumbing

Associated Teachers/Faculty

Mr. James Russell, Mr. Karl Jacobson, and Mr. Daniel Brown

Career Program Description

Plumbing is a licensed trade that requires not only specific technical knowledge and skill but also a thorough understanding of the Massachusetts State Plumbing and Fuel Gas Code as well as a general understanding of the construction trades. The program includes classroom, laboratory, and off-campus instruction. Students learn water supply and distribution, sanitary waste and venting, natural gas supply and distribution, pipe fitting, and fixture and appliance installation. Students also learn the installation, operation, and maintenance of hydronic heating systems, how to read blueprints, and how to estimate and propose plumbing projects. To prepare students for their Journeyman License, our curriculum includes the Massachusetts State Plumbing and Fuel Gas Code, applied mathematics, physics, and plumbing theory. Students earn up to 1,700 apprenticeship hours and 330 classroom instruction hours toward their Journeyman Plumbing License requirements by completing our program.

Career Paths

  • Apprentice Plumber Union\Open Shop
  • Licensed Journeyman Plumber
  • Licensed Gas Fitter
  • Licensed Master Plumber
  • Self Employed Plumbing Contractor
  • Plumbing Tool and Supply Sales

Certifications  

  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction
  • Apprenticeship Program: 1700 Apprenticeship hours & 330 Theory hours towards Journeyman License

Industry Partnerships 

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Bartlett and Steadman Plumbing and Heating
  • BILO Plumbing & Heating
  • Cranney Companies
  • SkillsUSA