Plumbing and Pipefitting

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Plumbing and Pipefitting Syllabus

About:

  • The Plumbing and Pipefitting Lab is the first of its kind in the Commonwealth
  • The lab features updated classroom space and includes three mock labs stations that will enable students to train and earn certifications in residential/commercials plumbing and marine pipefitting.
  • Up to forty students, each year will have the opportunity to participate in this program
  • The program will be piloting the National Center of Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
  • Plumbing/Pipefitting curriculum that allows students to complete coursework that can be applied to future
  • Plumbing and Pipefitting is a 1-year program.

Students Study:
Introduction to Plumbing Profession
Plumbing Safety
Tools of the Plumbing Trade
Introduction to Plumbing Drawings
Plastic Pipe and Fittings
Copper Tube and Fittings
Cast-Iron Pipe and Fittings
Steel Pipe and Fittings
Introduction to Plumbing Fixtures
Introduction to Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Systems
Introduction to Water Distribution Systems
Introduction to Pipefitting
Prerequisites:
CAMPUS LOCATION:
Woodside Lane, Newport News
SESSIONS: A.M and P.M.
CLASS SIZE: 20 students
CREDENTIALS:
Occupational and Health Safety Administration (OSHA) 10 Card
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Card
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: Skills USA

Program Fees:  
Marine OSHA (New Addition) $29.00
OSHA 10 (New Addition) $29.00
Uniform Shirt (New Addition $24.00
Student Organization Fee $17.00

INSTRUCTOR: Michael Whalen michael.whalen@nhrec.org 757-874-4444 ext. 5559
BIO:
Master Plumber, Cross Connection and Backflow Licensed
I.C.C. Certified General Plumbing Inspector
I.C.C. Certified Residential Plumbing Inspector
I.C.C Certified Mechanical Inspector

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Plumber; Commercial, Residential, and Industrial Plumbing Inspector, Plumbing Designer/Engineer, Plumbing Maintenance and Repair Technician Pipefitter; Marine and Industrial Pipefitter

Business Partners:
Newport News Shipbuilding
Ziegler Plumbing

POST-SECONDARY PARTNERS:
Tidewater Community College

Newport News Shipyard Apprentice Schools