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Students in the Plumbing Apprentice program will learn design, install, repair and maintaining piping systems such as soil, waste, vent, potable water, waste water treatment, gas systems (medical, propane, and natural) in residential, commercial, industrial building and utility sites. Students will learn to assemble, install, maintain and repair pipes, fittings, fixtures, appurtenances, appliances of heating, storm water and sanitary drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes. In addition, students will learn how to install sanitary fixtures; such as lavatories, toilets, bathtubs, bathrooms accessories, showers, kitchen sinks and appliances, drinking fountains and laundry equipment.

Cost Summary

Program Cost Estimate

$3,300

Includes: Tuition (@ 720 hours), Fees and Course Materials. Some elective courses may have additional fees and/or materials that are not calculated in this summary.

High School Cost Estimate

$50

Tuition is free for high school students, however there are some fees and materials that they may be responsible for at the beginning or during the program

Certificate Processing Fee

$18

Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Plumbing Apprentice
Classroom Hours
Mon

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Tue

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Wed

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Thu

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Fri

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Class Schedule:

Course Class Start Class End
PLAP 1011: Plumbing 1A 01/11/22 03/22/22

Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • ADULT STUDENTS: Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Must be at least 16 years of age AND be in 11th or 12th grade
  • Complete program placement assessments as noted below.
  • It is recommended that students be a licensed apprentice, working for a licensed contractor prior to beginning this program.

Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)

Transcripts for prior academic learning or assessments (such as college or high school), may waive some or all of the admission requirements. Copies should be provided to the Assessment Center. Refer to page 2 of the program Admissions Requirements to see if you qualify. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable in most cases. Once you have paid your application fee, you may email your transcripts to the Assessment Center for review or bring them with you when you are ready to enroll in a program.

READING REQUIREMENTS
— No Reading Assessments for this program —
MATH REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 300
Alternate Documentation
PREPARATION AND STUDY
Sample Questions for the Accuplacer Math and Reading Assessments can be found here:
Next Generation Accuplacer MATH (Arithmetic)
Next Generation Accuplacer READING
  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.
  • Students should complete at least 50% of the total program course requirements while enrolled at the college. Exceptions may be reviewed and approved by the Director of Student Services

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
  • Plumbing

Transfer Options

The following academic agreements are available to students in the Plumbing Apprentice program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

  • Weber State University
  • Salt Lake Community College

Program Faculty

  • FT Bryce Chapman – Lead Faculty
  • Utah State Board of Education Teaching Certificate
  • Certificate of Program Completion from Ogden Weber Applied Technology College
  • 801-593-2346
  • PT Andrew Palmer
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • PT Arnold Poll
  • Certificate from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College
  • PT Craig Randall
  • Associate's Degree from Salt Lake Community College
  • PT Dustin Stump
  • PT Jon Webster
  • Certificate from Salt Lake Community College
  • PT Trevor Randall
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • PT Zach Reese
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College

*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.