What is a Plumber?
A plumber is a skilled tradesman who installs pipe, valves, fittings and fixtures for the distribution of drinking water, sanitary waste, storm water, natural gas and medical gases. They are responsible for layout, fabrication and installation of these systems utilizing coordinated drawings, blue prints and specifications. The systems are installed in every industrial, commercial or residential facility in this country. Examples include healthcare facilities, research laboratories, manufacturing facilities, food processing plants, universities and primary education facilities. This program will result in the individual being issued a City of Cincinnati Plumbing license and a combination of the following licenses: State of Kentucky Plumbing license, State of Indiana Plumbing license, backflow testing, welding certification, and medical gas certification.
What are the program specifics?
· Length of program – 5 years
· Probationary period – 1 year
· A minimum of 238 hours of classroom
related instruction each year
· Starting pay – 41% journeyman wage
We currently have a partnership with Owens Community College
that will allow apprentices to receive college credits working
toward a two-year associates degree
How do I qualify?
· At least 18 years of age
· Possess a high school diploma or GED
· Have a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record
What will be helpful to succeed?
· Good attendance at school
· Algebra, geometry and general math courses
· Drafting and blueprint reading
· Science and English
Where do I apply?
Jerry Back, Training Coordinators
1300 Century Circle North
Cincinnati, OH 45246
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