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Career Readiness for students


Is Plumbing for You?

  • Do you like to build things?
  • Do you like working with your mind as well as your hands?
  • Do you like to create pipe systems for water, gas and air?
  • Are you interested in the environment and water ecology?

About the Program

The plumbing program provides students with opportunities to learn the installation, maintenance, and repair of many different types of pipe systems. Plumbers install and repair the water, waste disposal, drainage, and gas systems in homes and commercial and industrial buildings. Students apply their knowledge and skills in the construction of a student-built house project. By completing this program, students are eligible to receive credit at Montgomery College in the Construction Technology program, as well as industry recognized credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Sample Course Plan for Plumbing

Sample Courses

Certifications/Awards for Completing High School Plan

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification
  • OSHA-10 Certification

Local Colleges Offering a Continuation of the Program


Career Opportunities

Where this Program is Offered

If this program is not available at your school, meet with your counselor to select courses that will allow you to explore your interest in these careers.