Construction Apprenticeship Plumbing Technology Career Certificate

For Spring Term 2022, we are offering in-person, hybrid, remote and online courses.  
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Traditional face-to-face classes held on campus on set days and times. Currently, masks/cloth face coverings and other precautions are strongly recommended.

Sign up for a career that takes you from learning to on-the-job training, apprenticeship and career in one rewarding program. Learn how to lay pipe in the new construction industry, with an in-depth knowledge of plumbing codes, as well as swimming pools, air piping systems and more.

Getting Started: Spring Term 2022

Sept. 30:  Financial Aid


Jan. 3:  Application


Jan. 10:  Classes Begin

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Why Seminole State?

  • Dedicated faculty: Faculty are "scholar-practitioners" with industry experience as well as academic credentials.  
  • Affordable tuition: Seminole State has significantly lower costs than trade schools.
  • High-tech facilities: Labs are equipped with the latest technologies that simulate real-world job conditions.  
  • Industry involvement: Our industry-focused certificate programs offer excellent connections to Central Florida employers.
  • Hands-on experience: Practical, hands-on learning experiences prepare students to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.
  • Career advancement: Graduates are prepared for immediate entry into the workforce upon certificate completion.

Additional Information

Construction Apprenticeship Plumbing Technology
Type: Career Certificate
Major Code: PLUMB-VC
CIP: 0846050302

Program Description

Available Course Course Not Offered Spring 2022
This course encompasses the fundamentals of the construction field. Students will gain knowledge with a basic introduction to the construction industry including safety, math skills, blueprint reading, hand and power tools and basic rigging. Students will obtain CPR, First Aid and OSHA certifications and will acquire human relations skills, interpersonal relationship skills and workplace productivity skills. In addition, students will be introduced to the basic functions of a computer.
This course encompasses the fundamentals of trade math, drawings and specifications, trenching, grading and joining pipe. The student will develop the skills used in connecting sewer mains and installing roof, floor and area drains and their supports.
This course encompasses the fundamentals of drawings, local plumbing code, offsets and angles, venting and waste installation. Students will be introduced to the equipment necessary for installing lift stations and sump pumps.
This course encompasses the fundamentals of sizing water supply and drainage systems along with fixture demand and code requirements.
This advanced course encompasses a basic introduction to the construction industry along with trade-specific math skills and blueprint reading. Students will also gain knowledge in the techniques of pipe joining, pipe cutting, pipe threading and installation of various piping systems.
This advanced course encompasses layout and installation of piping systems and fixtures. The student will gain knowledge in basic fixtures, valves, pneumatic and hydrostatic testing and shall be able to demonstrate setting fixtures.
This course encompasses water pressure, shock arrestors, back flow preventers, filtering and softening water, sanitizing water supply, fixture location, piping for solar heating and natural gas fired heating units.
This course covers compressed air piping systems, corrosive resistant waste piping, medial gas piping and private waste disposal and water supply systems. The student will also gain knowledge in the installation of swimming pools and hot tubs.
This application-based course encompasses the actual on-the-job training performance and proficiency of all plumbing trade skills. This course may be repeated up to four times.
BCA 0441L Plumbing OJT must be completed 4 times
This application-based course encompasses the actual on-the-job training performance and proficiency of all plumbing trade skills. This course may be repeated up to eight times.
BCA 0442L Plumbing OJT must be completed 8 times
Total Hours: 8720

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Tuition and Fees*

 Seminole State
Tuition$70
Fees$14
Total per Credit Hour$84
Total per Contact Hour Rate$3

For more information on Seminole State's tuition and fees, please see the 2019-20 fee schedule.

* Tuition costs are based on program costs for in-state students according to the 2019-20 fee schedule. The cost for books, supplies and any other program-related expenses will vary by program. Financial aid may be available for qualified students. As Seminole State is a commuter college with no residence halls on its campuses, costs for room and board are not calculated.

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