Plumbing

Training Certificate

Overview

Take the first step to becoming a journeyman plumber with this program. You'll learn to assist plumbers with plumbing system installations, job site clean-up, performing preventative maintenance, and repairs on plumbing systems. You can work in both residential and commercial settings. This program uses classroom lectures and hands-on lab work to learn the basic skills required to pursue a career in the plumbing industry. This program was designed in cooperation with local residential and commercial plumbers to ensure the training covered meets industry needs. 

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

Tuition Assistance
Training Resources

Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
3.30 33

Introduction to Plumbing

This course will introduce you to plumbing as a career, provide plumbing-specific safety training, and familiarize you with the tools of the plumbing trade. The course will wrap up with plumbing-specific customer service training.

Classroom

ID: CEPLU-537

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$899.00
3.60 36

Plumbing Math and Print Reading

This course will introduce you to plumbing as a career, provide plumbing-specific safety training, and familiarize you with the tools of the plumbing trade. The course will wrap up with plumbing-specific customer service training.

Classroom

ID: CEPLU-538

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$899.00
4.80 48

Pipes and Fittings

This course will cover the proper uses and applications of plastc, copper, cast-iron, and steel pipes as well as the installation of the correct fittings for those materials.

Classroom

ID: CEPLU-539

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$999.00
4.50 45

Valves, Fixtures, and Hot Water Tanks

This course will cover the proper application and installation of valves and fixtures as well as the installation and troubleshooting of electric, gas, and on-demand water heaters.

Classroom

ID: CEPLU-536

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$999.00
1.80 18

Introduction to Drain-Waste-Vent and Wat

This course will provide an introduction to components, installation, and troubleshooting of drain-waste-vent systems and water distribution systems.

Classroom

ID: CEPLU-535

View Available Courses
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$239.00
 
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$4,035.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Plumber's Assistant

A plumber’s assistant works under more experienced plumbers to help install plumbing systems, make repairs, and diagnose minor plumbing issues. They can work in residential or commercial settings.

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Residential Plumbing Companies
  • Commercial Plumbing Settings