March 16, 2011


Plumbers Apprentice Career Track Offered at NACC

The Plumbers Apprentice Career Track program at Northeast Alabama Community College will begin this spring. The plumbing career field remains a high-growth employment sector for commercial construction, residential construction, and service/ maintenance related job opportunities.

Participants for this program will train 144 hours which consists of:
• Introduction to the Plumbing Profession
• Plumbing Safety &Tools
• Introduction to Plumbing Math & Drawings
• Plastic, Copper, Cast Iron, Carbon Steel Pipes & Fittings
• Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing
• Fixtures & Faucets
• Introduction to Drain, Waste, & Vent (DWV) Systems
• Introduction to Water Distribution Systems
• Plumbing Codes

The Alabama State Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board have agreed to waive one year of the two-year apprenticeship requirements for those who successfully complete this program.

Class will meet one day a week for 36 weeks. Class times are 8:00 a.m. until noon. Additional opportunities for paid or unpaid work experience may be available.

Call us today to begin your new career path. Seating is limited and we need a minimum number of participants to start. For more information or to register contact Julie George, Skills Training Division at NACC, at or telephone college extension 214 . Don’t let this opportunity go by. Register today!