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.
Outlines the history of plumbing from its crude beginnings 5000 years ago to modern day complex systems.
Introduction to the International Plumbing Code and how to navigate it.
The nature of liquids and gasses and their properties
Basic mathematics needed for plumbing.
Principles for designing drainage, waste, & vent, and water supply systems to provide long and lasting service.
The process of making watertight pipe joints using heat and various filler materials.
Like to solve problems and work with their hands to fix a wide variety of plumbing issues.
Desire to work in a career that is constantly in high demand by households of all income levels.
Have a desire to help people who have problems that can cause substantial damage if not fixed.
It introduces them to the various plumbing materials and installation techniques that they will come into contact with on a daily basis.
The program prepares them for a career that has a lot of growth potential.
Small class sizes allow for more hands-on experiences and more one-on-one time with the instructor.
When you arrive on campus, you will be greeted by one of our experienced and friendly Dixie Tech recruiters. They will guide you through our state-of-the-art college and answer any and every question you may have! Feel free to bring friends and family along for the tour, the more the merrier!
Can’t make it for a tour? Not a problem! You are more than welcome to have a family member or friend take a tour and gather information for you.
Do you already know what program you’re interested in? Then this is the tour for you! See all of the buildings, classrooms, and labs related to your program of interest!
Not sure what program you’re interested in? No worries! This tour will take you through the buildings, classrooms, and programs related to your area of interest.
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Mark Lund began his career as a plumber shortly after high school graduation. He loved the work and had an opportunity to open his own plumbing company. Over the years, he operated his business successfully, gaining experience and knowledge in the field. Mark joined the Dixie Tech faculty in 2020 as our first full-time plumbing instructor and manages all the adjunct plumbing-instructors.
Interested in learning more about this program? Our Academic Advisors are here for you and can answer whatever questions you may have.