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Plumbing Residential

Where Pipe Dreams Become a Reality!

Immerse yourself in the world of residential plumbing through our comprehensive program, mastering everything from pipe installations to fixture repairs for a future as a skilled plumbing professional.

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 residential program

Do you enjoy working with your hands? Are you prepared to work with a variety of tools and equipment to complete plumbing tasks? Do you have an interest in how plumbing systems function and how they contribute to daily life? If this resonates with you, the plumbing program could be an excellent fit.

As a student of this program, you will:

    • Dive into the designing of drainage for things like waste, vent, and water supply systems
    • Be introduced to the International Plumbing Code and how to navigate it
    • 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 Journeyman Plumber Exam 

 

This program prepares you for  CAREERS such as:

  • Plumber – Median Income $60k year, with top earners at $101k year.*
  • Pipefitter – 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:

$2,859.92

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Program Length:

36 Months

Credit Hours

18

High School: Open to Seniors. Tuition is waived for high school students, however they are still responsible for course fees, textbooks and additional costs.

Upcoming start dates:

August 6, 2024 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Tue -Thu

January 7, 2025 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Tue – Thu

Need more information?

435.674.8400

Courses

what you’ll learn

Plumbing Residential

Plumbing Apprentices will be working in residential settings, assembling, installing, and repairing water, drainage and heating systems. Plumbing Apprentices must register with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, complete 6000 paid on the job training as a licensed apprentice, and complete the required 540 classroom training hours to take the state Residential Journeyman Exam. You will also graudate with an Accredited Dixie Technical College Certificate.

Term 1 – 6

CORE COURSES (18 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

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.

Tuition is waived for High-School students, however they are still responsible for course fees and additional costs.

Term:
Tuition:
Course Fees:
Total Tuition & Course Fees:
Term 1:
$315.00
$161.65
$476.65
Term 2:
$315.00
$161.65
$476.65
Term 3:
$315.00
$161.65
$476.65
Term 4:
$315.00
$161.65
$476.65
Term 5:
$315.00
$161.65
$476.65
Term 6:
$315.00
$161.65
$476.65
Total Cost:
$1,890.00
$969.92
$2,859.92

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

Total Tuition and Course Fees:

$2,859.92

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:

36 Months

Admissions Process
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BEGIN AN APPLICATION

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Professional Goal Statement

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Accuplacer, act or sat score requirements

Accuplacer Qualifying Scores:

Math – 235

Reading – 235

English – NR

ACT Qualifying scores:

Math – 14

Reading – 14

English – NA

SAT Qualifying scores:

Math – 350

ERW – 280

ERW – NA

Accuplacer may be waived with proof of:

  • Equivalent ACT/SAT scores taken within the past 5 years.
  • College classes (MATH 900 or above and ENGLISH 1000 or above) with a ‘B-‘ grade or above taken within the past 5 years.
  • Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree.

Cost of Accuplacer test: $15

 

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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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Proof of Employer

V

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

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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 residential plumbing Advisor

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

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