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Plumbing Apprenticeship

Ready to ‘tap’ into a great career?

Get prepared to obtain your state residential and commercial plumbing license with the Plumbing Apprenticeship Program.

Student Reviews

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Roper Donn
“So far I have really enjoyed the field trips that I have been on to...
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Roper Donn
Dixie Tech Student
“So far I have really enjoyed the field trips that I have been on to Sand Hollow’s water treatment plant and to Utah Tech”
Roper Donn
Roper Donn
Dixie Tech Student
Sam Espinosa
"My favorite part about Dixie Tech’s Plumbing Program is the hands-on lab, which helps...
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Sam Espinosa
Dixie Tech Student
"My favorite part about Dixie Tech’s Plumbing Program is the hands-on lab, which helps me visualize assignments better. Additionally, the program has equipped me to easily recall plumbing codes on various job sites, significantly benefiting my career."
Sam Espinosa
Sam Espinosa
Dixie Tech Student
Kayl Kynaston
“I have learned a lot of things that aren't always taught in the field....
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Kayl Kynaston
Dixie Tech Student
“I have learned a lot of things that aren't always taught in the field. Like how to find codes that are used by inspectors.”
Kayl Kynaston
Kayl Kynaston
Dixie Tech Student

Program Overview

Learn more about our Accredited plumbing Apprenticeship program

As part of this program, Plumbing Apprentices will need to register with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, log 2,000 hours of paid on-the-job training, and finish 180 hours of classroom instruction to be eligible for the state Commercial Journeyman Exam.

As a student of this program, you will:

    • Understand the International Plumbing Code and how to navigate it.
    • Understand building plans and create take-off lists.
    • Gain a solid understanding of math as it applies to plumbing.
    • Become familiar with requirements for the installation of gas lines.
    • Learn how to make watertight pipe joints using heat and other filler materials.
    • Understand how water heating systems work and how to install and maintain them.

ATTAINABLE CERTIFICATES INCLUDE:

  • Accredited Dixie Technical College Certificate.
  • Prepared to take the State Residential and Commercial Journeyman Plumber Exam.

 

This program prepares you for  CAREERS such as:

  • Plumber – Median Income $60k year, with top earners at $101k year.*
  • Pipe-fitter – Median Income $60k year, with top earners at $101k year.*
  • Boiler Maker – Median Income $67k year, with top earners at $96k year.*

*Source: careeronestop.org

Total Tuition and Course Fees:

$3,225.00

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Program Length:

45 Months

Credit Hours

24

Upcoming start dates:

August 6, 2024 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Tues & Thur

January 7, 2025 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Tues & Thur

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435.674.8400

Courses

what you’ll learn

Plumbing Apprenticeship

Plumbers install and maintain plumbing systems in various settings. They interpret blueprints to locate pipes, fixtures, and equipment. Experienced plumbers collaborate with engineers, architects, and crews on complex projects. This plumbing apprenticeship program will prepare you for the State Residential and Commercial Journeyman Plumbing Exam. 

Term 1 – 8

CORE COURSES (24 CREDIT HOURS)

TELP 1110: Plumbing Apprentice lA – 3 credit hours

TELP 1120: Plumbing Apprentice lB – 3 credit hours

TELP 1210: Plumbing Apprentice llA – 3 credit hours

TELP 1220: Plumbing Apprentice llB – 3 credit hours

TELP 1310: Plumbing Apprentice lllA – 3 credit hours

TELP 1320: Plumbing Apprentice lllB – 3 credit hours

TELP 1410: Plumbing Apprentice lVA – 3 credit hours

TELP 1420: Plumbing Apprentice lVB – 3 credit hours

COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION

Dixie Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. Accreditation by COE is viewed as a nationally-honored seal of excellence for occupational education institutions and denotes honesty and integrity. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at:

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone:770-396-3898 Fax:770-396-3790
council.org

Tuition & Course Fees

Cost overview

Tuition at Dixie Technical College is affordable

Tuition & Fees must be paid before registering for class unless a payment plan or other funding options have been approved and signed. Information is subject to change without notice.

Term:
Tuition:
Course Fees:
Total Tuition & Course Fees:
Total Cost:
$2,520
$705
$3,225

Tuition, fees and other costs are subject to change without notice.

Total Tuition and Course Fees:

$3,225.00

Additional Costs:

$450 – Textbooks (estimated)

This program is NOT eligible for Federal Financial Aid. 

Learn about Scholarships and how to apply for them.

Start dates & times

cohort start dates

upcoming start dates and class times for this program
Class Days:
Class Hours:
August 6, 2024
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
January 7, 2025
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Program cohorts are open until filled. Once a cohort is filled, applicants will be considered for the next start date.

Program Length:

45 Months

Admissions Process
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BEGIN AN APPLICATION

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Accuplacer, act or sat score requirements

Waived with completion of Residential program
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Professional Goal Statement

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Education Verification

Provide a copy of one of the following: High School Diploma, High School Transcript showing graduation date, GED, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree. 

High-school students can sign up for an Accuplacer Test or provide qualifying ACT/SAT test score results. 

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One Reference from a non-relative

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Application fee

$0 for in-state applicants and $10 for out-of-state applicants.

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Application Review

After successfully completing and submitting the above requirements, the College will perform an application review. Students will be emailed regarding thier acceptance status.

To get started on these requirements begin an application.

career pathways

what you can become

Plumber

Learn more about this field. Find things like job outlook, expected salary, and many other job specific stats.

Pipefitter

Learn more about this field. Find things like job outlook, expected salary, and many other job specific stats.

BoilerMaker

Learn more about this field. Find things like job outlook, expected salary, and many other job specific stats.

Steps to take

Follow these steps to start your journey at Dixie Tech! Many classes have a waitlist or fill fast, so getting started as soon as possible is recommended.

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Funding
Funding

Apply for financial aid & scholarships

Work with our advisors to apply for Financial Aid and learn about Scholarship options.

Tour Campus & Classroom

Dixie Technical College is located a top Tech Ridge overlooking downtown St. George. Please stop by and learn a little more about a program that you might be interested in. While here don’t forget to check out the Campus Tech Ridge Cafe to grab some lunch and ask about the specials prepared by our world class Culinary students.

Industry Expert Instructor

Our industry-leading instructors, equipped with years of experience and knowledge, are prepared to mentor and guide the next generation of plumbing students.

Mark Lund

Mark Lund, a seasoned plumber turned successful entrepreneur, transitioned into education, becoming Dixie Tech’s inaugural full-time plumbing instructor in 2020, overseeing a team of adjunct plumbing instructors.

 

Plumbing Industry Partners

Dixie Technical College’s OAC program collaborates closely with industry partners, ensuring that its curriculum remains highly relevant and applicable to the dynamic demands of the modern workplace.

Contact a plumbing Apprenticeship Advisor

Questions about this specific program? Maybe a question about Dixie Tech? Our advisors are here to help.

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