Plumbing Apprentice Career Outlook

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Northwood Tech's 11 County District

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As a Plumber, you will learn to design, install, repair, and maintain piping systems such as soil, waste, vent, potable water, wastewater treatment, and gas systems (medical, propane, and natural) in residential, commercial, industrial buildings and at utility sites.


Typical positions available upon completion include:

  • Drain Technician
  • Fire Sprinkler Service Technician
  • Pipe Welder
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumbing Installer
  • Residential Plumber
  • Service Plumber
  • Sprinkler Fitter
  • Steamfitter

Related Programs

After three years, a journeyworker may pursue an exam to become a Master Plumber if all qualifications are met.


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