Program of Study

The plumbing curriculum is designed to give individuals the opportunity to acquire basic skills to assist with the installation and repairs of plumbing systems in residential and small buildings. Course work includes sketching diagrams, interpretation of blueprints and practices in plumbing assembly. Students will gain knowledge of State Codes and requirements. Students will develop skills through hands-on participation during lab and at job sites. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from job sites.


Careers Available

Plumbers are employed by plumbing contractors, parts supply houses, inspection divisions, and maintenance companies. Many are self-employed, though it is a profession that normally requires a long period of on-the-job training to be considered fully qualified.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Construction and shop classes are helpful but not required.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Enjoy inside and outside work, adaptability too many situations and mechanical aptitude.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Plumbing Diploma Day D35300
Plumbing Certificate Day C35300

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Plumbing Program, contact Matthew Beverly, Plumbing Program Coordinator/Instructor, at 336.734.7231 or mbeverly@forsythtech.edu.