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Stratford's plumbing training course is a great way to learn more about plumbing basics for your home or to take the first step toward a lucrative career.

This comprehensive course covers all primary aspects of commercial and residential plumbing. Students will learn about different types of plumbing systems and projects as well as safety and tools.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of jobs in this career field is projected to increase by 4% through 2029.*
Introduction to Plumbing
History of Plumbing
Plumbing Apprenticeships
Development of Plumbing Technology
Development of Plumbing Codes
Plumbing as a Career
Starting a Plumbing Business

Plumbing Safety & Tools
Understanding Plumbing Tools
Leveling Instruments
Mathematics for Plumbers
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Print Reading and Sketching
Rigging and Hoisting
Building and Plumbing Codes
Soldering, Brazing, and Welding

Plumbing Systems
Water Supply Systems
Water Treatment
Plumbing Fixtures
Piping Materials and Fittings
The Use of Valves and Meters
Water Heaters

Designing & Installing Plumbing Systems
Preparing for Plumbing System Installation
DWV Pipe and Fitting Installation
Installing Water Supply Piping
Supporting and Testing Pipe
Installing Fixtures, Faucets, and Appliances

Residential & Commercial Plumbing Projects
Septic Systems
Storm Water and Sump Pumps
Installing HVAC Systems
Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas
Irrigation Systems
Repairing DWV Systems
Repairing Water Supply Systems

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2021 Edition
Plumbing Program

"At my age of 66, my boss was so impressed that I moved out of my comfort zone to gain more knowledge."

Bud S.