Plumbing Technology Courses
Everest's Plumbing Technology courses are designed to help you "lay the pipe" for a long and rewarding plumbing career. A combination of traditional classroom lectures and hands-on workshop training, these courses are designed to give you the theoretical and practical foundation you need to qualify for work as an plumber's assistant or apprentice.*
As a student in Everest's Plumbing Technology program, you will participate in coursework that includes:
- Blueprints and Universal Plumbing Code (UPC)
- Potable water and gas piping systems
- Drain waste and vent systems
- Water heater, service and repair
In your workshops, you'll learn how to:
- Assemble pipe sections, tubes and fittings
- Install water-intensive appliances like water heaters, dishwashers and washing machines
- Determine water pressure and detect leaks
- Replace defective washers, replace and mend broken pipes, and open clogged drains
- Keep records of your work assignments
Your instructors will be professional plumbers who understand the demands of today's marketplace. With years of experience under their belts, they will train you in reasoning, problem-solving, customer relations and professionalism, skills that will help you in plumbing or any other career you might choose to pursue.
Note: This Plumbing Technology program description is not necessarily reflective of every Plumbing Technology program offered across all Everest campuses. This is a summary of general topics learned within most schools. Please check your campus catalog for specific details about what is taught in the Plumbing Technology program near you.
Everest's Plumbing Technology program is designed to have you trained and ready to work in about one year. Upon graduation, you can get support from Everest's Career Services staff. These experienced professionals can help you with most aspects of your job hunt, including preparing your resume, rehearsing for your job interviews, and setting up appointments with local contractors, plumbing companies and other employers.
Want to know more about Everest's Plumbing Technology programs? Contact Everest today. A friendly Everest representative will get back to you immediately to answer your questions.