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.
Mark is a Washington, Utah native. After fighting wildfires out of high school, he began his career as a plumber. Mark was married in 1995 and raised three boys with his beautiful wife. Mark’s career has taken him across many western states. He also owned and operated his own plumbing business from 2000 – 2008. Beginning as an adjunct instructor with Dixie Tech in 2020, Mark is now the instructor over the plumbing program.
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